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Monday, September 28, 2009

Orange Dream Cheesecake

This is a dream come true for all diabetics who love cheesecake
As you may have guessed I love Cheesecake so when I found this recipe I just had to let you know about it.
It's just what the taste buds ordered.
Your family and guest will be delighted to get this tasty treat.
Makes: 8 servings

1 Honey Graham cracker, crushed (about 3 Tbsp.)
2/3 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Brand Orange Flavor Sugar Free Gelatin
1 cup (Low Fat) Cottage Cheese
1 tub (8 oz.)(Fat Free) Cream Cheese (Philadelphia brand has less carbs)
2 cups thawed Whipped Topping

Sprinkle crumbs onto bottom of 8- or 9-inch spring-form 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.

Jazz It Up
Garnish with fresh mint sprigs or Orange twists just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 100
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 10mg,
Sodium 330mg,
Carbohydrate 11g,
Dietary fiber 0g,
Sugars 5g,

Tip: lower the carb count by making this cheesecake without the crust or with wheat germ crust, finely chopped almonds, pecans, or one phyllo sheet. Check the carbs in the ingredients and use the ones that are lowest. Some low fat products have more carbs than the regular ones.

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