Orange Dream Cheesecake
Serves 8 at 100 calories per serving
By Carroll Pellegrinelli, About.com Guide
1 whole graham cracker, crushed (about 3 Tbsp.)
2/3 cup boiling water
1 - 4-serving size package sugar-free orange flavored gelatin
1 cup low fat cottage cheese
8 ounces fat free cream cheese, cubed
2 cups thawed non-fat whipped topping
Optional garnishing with orange slices will add calories and carbs.
Spray bottom of 8- or 9-in. springform pan or pie plate with graham cracker crumbs.
Stir boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 minutes until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cool 5 minutes. Pour into blender container.
Add cheeses; cover. Blend on medium speed until well blended, occasionally scraping down side of blender container
Pour into large bowl. Fold in whipped topping.
Pour into prepared pan; smooth top with spatula.
Refrigerate 4 hours or until set. Remove side of pan just before serving.
Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.
Nutritional info per serving: 100 calories, 2 grams of Fat and 11 grams of Carbs
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