Light Cheesecake Squares Recipe

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Light cheesecake squares

sherry monfils


I wanted cheesecake, but something w/ less calories and fat, so I made this and it tastes great, just the snack I needed, but w/ fewer calories! I usually add a tbsp or two of fresh berries on top.

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15 Min


55 Min


1-1/2 c
reduced fat graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c
sugar free orange marmalade, or you can use regular, divided
16 oz container low fat cottage cheese
8 oz pkg reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar, divided
3/4 c
egg beaters, egg substitute
1 c
light sour cream
1 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 350. Spray an 8" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup marmalade. W/ the back of a spoon, press mix into bottom of pan. Bake 8 mins.
Remove pan from oven, reduce heat to 300. In bowl, w/ mixer on med, Beat cottage cheese until creamy. Beat in cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar, beat until blended. Beat in egg beaters. W/ spoon, swirl in 1/4 cup marmalade. Pour mix over crust. Bake 45 mins.
In another bowl, combine sour cream, vanilla and 1/4 cup sugar, mix well. Pour over cheese mix and bake 10 more mins. Let cool. Cut into squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #SQUARES, #light