Lite Cheesecake

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Bea Gassman 47

"This is a light, creamy, no-bake dessert made with cottage cheese instead of cream cheese, so it is lower in calories than most cheesecakes."
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30 m servings 193 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 193 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 8.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Force cottage cheese through a sieve, or pulse until creamy in a food processor or blender; set aside
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine egg yolks, milk, sugar and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened; remove from heat. In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in water. Stir into the custard mixture. Stir in creamed cottage cheese and lemon juice.
  3. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into cheese mixture. Pour filling into graham cracker crust. Chill for several hours in the refrigerator before serving.


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My Mom use to make this recipe and now that she has passed on I am the one that makes it for the holidays. It always gets rave reviews!

I loved it. It was so very lite and pleasing and never felt like you ate a large piece. This is so good. Thanks. It's on our favorite list.

I will definitely make it again. It is very light and tastes great with strawberry or blueberry pie filling dolloped on top when you are ready to serve it. For some reason I had difficulty getti...

My husband & I love this healthier cheesecake & I've made it a few times...will be making another one soon! Sheryl G.

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