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"I was really pleased with the results when I lightened up this layered dessert recipe that's been in our family for year," writes Alta Rodgers from Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar; stir in butter. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth; add the eggs and vanilla. Pour over crust. Bake at 350°for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Spread the pie filling. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 15 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Blueberry Dessert in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 169 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (21 ounces) blueberry pie filling
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  1. In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup sugar; stir in butter. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth; add the eggs and vanilla. Pour over crust. Bake at 350°for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Spread the pie filling. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 15 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Blueberry Dessert in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p9

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mardie01 User ID: 3924811 63705
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2009

"I used 2 (8 ounce) packages of cream cheese to give it more cheesecake-like filling. tasted great."

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