Deli-Style New York Cheesecake serves 12
From Cooking Healthy Across America
1 1/2 cups purchased graham cracker crumbs or 12 (2 1/2 inch) graham cracker squares, made into crumbs
1/4 cup pourable Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
2 tabl. reduced calorie margarine, melted
3 (8 oz) packages philadelphia fat free cream cheese
2 (4 serv.) pkg. Jello s/f vanilla cook and serve pudding mix
1 cup Carnation n/f dry milk powder
1 cup water
3 eggs, slightly beaten or equivalent in egg substitute
1/2 cup Land O Lake no fat sour cream
3 tabl. lemon juice
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8 spring form pan with butter flavored cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine graham crackers crumbs, Sugar Twin and margarine. Gently press crumbs into prepared pan. In a large bowl, stir cream cheese with a spoon until soft. Add dry pudding mix, dry milk powder, water and eggs. Mix well using a wire whisk. Blend in sour cream, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Gently rotate pan to settle batter. Bake for 50 - 60 min. or until cake is set 2 inches from the edges, but the center is till pudding like. Turn oven off, open door and let cake set in oven for 15 min. Place pan on a wire rack and allow to cool completely. Remove sides of pan and refrigerate cake for at least 2 hours. Cut into 12 servings.
HINT: A self seal sandwich bag works great for crushing graham crackers.
When serving, good garnished with 1 tabl. spreadable fruit and Cool Whip Lite.
Each serving equals:
HE: 1 1/4 protein (1/4 limited), 2/3 bread, 1/4 skim milk, 1/4 fat, 19 opt. calories
168 Calories, 4g fat, 10g protein, 23g carbo, 433mg sodium, 207mg calcium, 0 fiber
Diabetic: 1 meat, 1 starch/carbo, 1/2 fat
HE Web site notes: You can use a variety of toppings, i.e. lemon, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and a bit of Cook Whip.
Ann's note: top with whole strawberries upside down and cover with a glaze. I understand there is one on the market now like Mazarette that is reduced calorie.
Ann in San Diego
| current weight: -19.0 under