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guilt free cheesecake

a recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

*Adapted from Richard Simmons This is a cheesecake without all of the guilt and yet is delicious!!

serves 8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For guilt free cheesecake

  • 3 eggs
  • 9 oz. cottage cheese
  • ¾ cup cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbs. grated lemon zest
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice
  • your favorite jam
  • whipped cream
  • for the crust:
  • 2 cups cheerios
  • 1 pat of butter

How To Make guilt free cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven 350 degrees: In a clean food processor place the Cheerios and process until smooth. Butter a 9 inch pie dish. Spread the processed Cheerios along the bottom of the pie dish and set aside. Place in a food processor the eggs, cottage cheese, cream cheese and sugar; process until smooth. Add the cornstarch, baking powder, vanilla, lemon zest and lemon juice and give a quick process. Pour the batter into the prepared pie dish. Bake 55 minutes or until firm. Let cool, then refrigerate. Top with your favorite jam and whipped cream.