Lemon Cheesecake Squares

posted by Meryl 05-09-102 8:33 PM

Lemon Cheesecake Squares (Lowfat)

1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
Nonstick cooking spray
2 pkgs. (8 ounces each) Neufchatel or light cream cheese softened
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
2 teaspoons lemon extract
2 eggs plus 2 egg whites
Fresh fruit (optional)

Combine cracker crumbs and cinnamon. Spread evenly in bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.

With an electric mixer, beat together the next 5 ingredients until smooth. Add eggs and egg whites, beating well after each addition. Carefully pour over crumb mixture.

Bake in 350 degree F oven (325 for dark pans) 20-25 minutes or until cheesecake is lightly browned on edges and almost set in center. Let cool 30 minutes. Cover and chill overnight. Top with fresh fruit.

Nutrition Facts: Amount Per Serving: Calories 212 Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 44 mg, Sodium 153 mg,

Quantity: Makes 18 servings

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