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Strawberry Cheesecake Minis Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake Minis Recipe

My daughter and I trimmed down a recipe from a television cooking show, and these bite-size cheesecakes were the result. We shared them with neighbors and friends, and no one suspected they were light. —Lori Lewis of St. Johns, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 12 reduced-fat vanilla wafers
  • 1 can (12 ounces) strawberry cake and pastry filling

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar substitute and sugar. Beat in vanilla. Add egg and egg substitute; beat until blended.
  • 2. Place each vanilla wafer flat side down in a foil-lined muffin cup. Fill with cream cheese mixture. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until puffed and set. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour (centers will sink slightly).
  • 3. Spoon pastry filling into the center of each cheesecake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cheesecake equals 217 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.