Cheesecake Phyllo Cups Recipe
- 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
- 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
- Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells, thawed
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges slices, drained
- 1 kiwifruit, peeled, sliced and cut into quarters
- 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar substitute and vanilla until smooth.
- 2. Pipe or spoon into phyllo shells. Top each with an orange segment and kiwi piece. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
1 each: 46 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Reviews for Cheesecake Phyllo Cups
"Made these recently for a small get together. Easy and light! Also used sliced strawberries."
"I used wonton wrappers and cooked them ahead. I substituted mixed berries because I had them on hand. there are just two of us, so we will see how they freeze."
"instead of vanilla and gran marnier and pinch of orange zest"
"Sounds great, thanks!"
"I make Birthday Cakes for the girls in the office. This months birthday girl is on a diet so in lieu of a cake I made these. They are very easy and delicious. I kept the by the door in the office--every time someone went to the restroom they left with one of these in hand. Next time i would use 8oz cream cheese & 8oz sour cream. This recipe is a keeper."
"Never saw the little phyllo cups, where in the grocery store did you find them in the frezzer section?"
"I made this recipe, almost exactly as printed, for a card club snack, and came home with an empty container. I did increase the amount of cream cheese by 1 to 2 ounces. They were wonderful."
"Does anyone know if the miniature phyllo cups are available in Canada?"
"Can't wait to try them! A dessert that is truly diabetic friendly!"
"I work for the health dept. It was a friends birthday so we bring treats. Needless to say these were the big hit today. They dissapear\so fast, and everyone wanted the receipe. Thanks so much, love this site. Carol"
"These were very easy and very tasty, however, next time I would bake the cups to crisp them up a bit more."
"These are good with sugar free vanilla pudding too!"
"Re: Cheesecake Phyllo CupsWhat a delight to the eyes and the tastebuds and so easy to prepare!! I took this to my mom's for Sunday lunch and brought home an empty plate. Now I want to try it with strawberries...YUM!!pnorman, SC"
"Thank you! I'll give it a look.ckcurtis "
"I liked this recipe, because I am Diabetic and could have a couple without hurting my Carb count. Joyce Olson, Sioux Falls, SD"
"i havent made the cheesecake phyllo cups yet but i plan too and also i am on weight watchers and i share many of these recipes with friends esp some that are diabetic.....Thanks Lea"
"These are really good in pastry tart shells instead of the phyllo cups. You can buy the tart shells frozen at many grocery store."
"4 ounces = 125 grams for those of you who are Canadian"
"Does the nutritional information include the phyllo cups themselves?"
"The Phyllo Cups are pre baked. You can also use pre made cheesecake filling."
"There is NO mention in the directions for the'Cheesecakephyllo cups' recipe above. It seems to me that the phyllo cups should be baked. Should they be?Marg, Oregon"
"THIS WAS A GREAT TREAT BEING DIABETIC MYSELF. I FOUND PHYLLO CUPS AT MY LOCAL WALMART SUPERCENTER IN THE FROZEN SECTION. I LIVE IN NEW YORK.VALERIE
"Are phyllo cups available in Canada? Can't find them in Mississauga, Ontario - Joan"
"where do you get Phyllo Cups, I have yet to see them in our grocery stores. Scarborough, ON"
"When I'm in a hurry, I spoon some low fat yogurt in the mini phyllo shells, add a little fresh fruit to the plate and just a light drizzel of melted chocolate over everything. It looks so impressive but takes just minutes - and tastes great too.LindaLockport, NY"
"I don't think anything is missing. The recipe calls for "2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo shells, thawed" -- Phyllo shells are already formed and baked. All you do is fill them."
"It seems that something is missing from this recipe. How do you first prepare the Phyllo dough? Isn't it first pressed into cupcake pans and baked?"
"It isn't difficult to make your own phyllo shells and you can save a lot of money. Here's a link:http://www.athens.com/recipes/tartshapes2.html For the adventurous type, you can make your own phyllo dough too! http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Substitute-Phyllo-Dough/Detail.aspx"
"You can get the Phyllo Cups at WalMart."
"You should be able to find them in either Kroger or Meijer. I believe those 2 stores are in Ohio. Try the frozen food section."
"Where can I buy phyllo cups? I'm in Ohio."