Sunday, February 6, 2011

Strawberry Swirl Easy Cheesecake

While this IS a higher point dessert, it's super tasty and a great way to get your cheesecake fix without going completely overboard! :)

week 1 tracking 044

8 oz. 1/3 less fat cream cheese
1/4 C lemon juice
1 egg
1 ready crust (25% less fat graham cracker crust)
1/2 C strawberry preserves
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk

  • In small mixing bowl beat cream cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Add egg, beating until just combined.

  •  Pour half of cream cheese mixure into crust. In small bowl combine preserves and remaining lemon juice. Spoon half of preserves mixture over cream cheese mixture in crust.

  •  Top with remaining cream cheese mixture and remaining preserves mixture. Use knife or narrow spatula to swirl preserves into cream cheese mixture.

  • Bake at 300°F for 50 to 55 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 3 hours.

  •  Garnish as desired. Store in refrigerator.
Serves 8 pieces  -  10 pt+ each

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