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Chocolate-Amaretto Cheesecake

Courses: Dessert
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

6   Chocolate graham cracker 2" squares - made into crumbs
2 1/3 cups 340g / 11ozPart-skim ricotta cheese
4 oz 113gNonfat cream cheese
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozSugar
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozUnsweetened cocoa powder
1   Egg
3 tablespoons 45mlAll-purpose flour
2 tablespoons 30mlAmaretto liqueur
1 teaspoon 5mlVanilla extract
2 tablespoons 30mlSemisweet chocolate chips

Recipe Instructions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. Spray an 8-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle the cracker crumbs evenly over the bottom of the pan.

In a blender or food processor, puree the ricotta and cream cheeses, the sugar, cocoa, egg, flour, liqueur and vanilla; stir in the chocolate chips.

Pour the cheese mixture over the crumbs. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 1 1/2 hours. Cool completely on a rack. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled, at least 3 hours.

This recipe yields 12 servings.

Per Serving: 99 Calories, 2 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 21 mg Cholesterol, 82 mg Sodium, 17 g Total Carbohydrate, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 3 g Protein, 50 mg Calcium.

Serving Provides: 1 Protein/Milk, 70 Bonus Calories.

Points Per Serving: 2.

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