Light(Er) Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

Looking for an easy light(er) pumpkin cheesecake recipe? Learn how to make light(er) pumpkin cheesecake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by blazedancer

Makes 8 servings



Not a health food, to be sure, but if you're going to indulge over the holidays you may as well exercise a bit of damage control :-)

Recipe Ingredients for light(er) pumpkin cheesecake

1 ounce ginger snaps , crumbs
8 ounce fat-free cream cheese, softened
8 ounce reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp cloves
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup egg substitute

Recipe Directions for light(er) pumpkin cheesecake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of a 7-inch removable-bottomed tart pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. Sprinkle cookie crumbs on bottom of pan. Spray briefly with cooking spray and press crumbs down. Cook base for 10 minutes, then remove from oven.

  2. Place cream cheeses, pumpkin, spices, vanilla and sugar in a large mixing bowl. With an electric mixer beat on medium until throughly blended. Add egg substitute and beat on low until blended.

  3. Pour pumpkin cream cheese mixture on to ginger cookie crumb base. If you have a little left over, pour it into a ramekin to cook alongside the cheesecake.

  4. Bake cheesecake for 40 minutes until just set.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas, Thanksgiving

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 104.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
259
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.4g
27%
Saturated Fat
10.6g
53%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
279mg
12%
Potassium
122mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
19.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
16.5g
Protein
7.2g
Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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