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Simple Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Simple Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

If you're looking for a cool, creamy dessert that even a diabetic can indulge in, try this recipe.—Mary Merchant, Barre, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 1 hour + cooling YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free sugar-free lemon yogurt
  • Assorted fresh berries, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and margarine; press into bottom of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Set aside.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, flour and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add lemon juice and egg substitute. Beat well. Fold in yogurt. Pour into crust.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until set. Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate. Garnish with berries if desired. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 178 calories, 10g fat (0 saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 meat.

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proesner User ID: 102431 3656
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2013

"For a light cheesecake recipe, this was pretty good. We put a blueberry yogurt sauce on top which wad yummy."

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