Monday, July 24, 2006
SWEETS FOR THE SWEET
When I was a kid I loved those orange push-ups. Now I've found a wonderful low calorie, low fat cheesecake recipe that captures the flavor of them. Just the thing for all this hot weather!!
100 Calorie Low-Fat Orange Dream Cheesecake
Makes: 8 servings
1 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, crushed (about 3 Tbsp.)
2/3 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Brand Orange Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Gelatin
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Low Fat Cottage Cheese
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP FREE Whipped Topping
SPRINKLE crumbs onto bottom of 8- or 9-inch springform pan or 9-inch pie plate sprayed with cooking spray. STIR boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 min. until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cool 5 min. Pour into blender container. Add cheeses; cover. Blend on medium speed until well blended, stopping occasionally to scrape down side of blender container; pour into large bowl. ADD whipped topping; stir gently until well blended. Pour into prepared pan; smooth top with spatula. Refrigerate 4 hours or until set. Remove side of pan just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
NUTRITION INFORMATION Nutrition Bonus: You're sure to love the creamy orange flavor of this low-fat low-cholesterol cheesecake. As a bonus, the fat free cream cheese is a good source of calcium.
Diet Exchange: 1 Starch,1 Meat (VL) Nutrition (per serving) Calories 100 Total fat 2g Saturated fat 1.5g Cholesterol 10mg Sodium 330mg Carbohydrate 11g Dietary fiber 0g Sugars 5g Protein 8g Vitamin A 10%DV Vitamin C 0%DV Calcium 15%DV Iron 0%DV