Good For You Cheesecake Recipe -

Good For You Cheesecake

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"Quick, easy, and lower in fat than most traditional cheesecakes."

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Original recipe makes 1 8x8-inch pan Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter an 8x8 inch pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix cheese and sugar until soft. Add eggs one at a time, mixing thoroughly with each addition. Add vanilla and mix to incorporate.
  3. Pour into prepared 8x8 inch pan. If desired, sprinkle top lightly with cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Cake will appear to be soft in the center. Allow to cool and it will set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 27, 2009

This is high in protein, if you have had WLS this would be a great treat for you. I think it would still be good with a little less sugar. I am going to try sweetner instead of sugar. So don't be so hard on this one it is a great taste.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 07, 2004

Easy, BUT why is this so good for you? Because it left out half the ingredients? It doesn't even use low fat cream cheese? So so taste. My opinion is to skip this one!


10 Ratings

Dec 26, 2007

This cheesecake is awesome! I made it for christmas dinner but we were so full we didn't get to it. I tried a bite of it though and just about melted. I poured it into a graham cracker crust but there was too much of it so I poured the rest (probably half) into an 8x8. I tried it out of the overflow container and can tell you this doesn't need the crust. It's awesome on it's own. I don't think it's "good for you" but it's not as bad as regular cheesecake.

Jul 26, 2007

This cheesecake is so delicious, and it's great that it's good for you too!

Jan 24, 2007

No frills simple. Tastes good A+

Nov 23, 2009

Step 3 mentions a prepared pan ... no mention of how to prepare pan. Useless. :o(

Apr 12, 2006

it wasnt my personal favorite

Sep 07, 2010

Great basic recipe! I used this recipe for mini-cheesecakes, so I altered it some, but it tastes delicious!


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  • Calories
  • 236 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 247 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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