Blueberry-Ricotta Squares

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.2
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.9 mg
  • Sodium: 113.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Not quite cheescake, but VERY yummy Not quite cheescake, but VERY yummy
Number of Servings: 16


    1 cup flour
    3/4 cup sugar
    1-1/4 tsp baking powder
    1/4 tsp salt

    1/3 cup nonfat milk
    1/4 cup shortening
    1 egg
    1/2 tsp vanilla extract

    1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries (you can substitute partially thawed frozen blueberries)

    2 eggs
    1-1/4 cups part skim ricotta cheese
    1/3 cup sugar
    1/4 tsp vanilla extract


In a small bowl combine first four ingredients (flour - salt). Add next four (milk - vanilla). Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium speed one minute. Pour into greased 9x9x2 pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle blueberries over batter.

In a medium bowl mix remaining 2 eggs with a fork. Add ricotta, sugar and vanilla, beat until combined. Pour over blueberries and spread evenly.

Bake at 350 for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool and cut into 16 squares. Store, covered, in the refrigerator. Good warm; extra-yummy cold!

I have never tried substituting Splenda for sugar or egg whites instead or whole eggs, but I am betting it could easily be done in this recipe!

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TIME4JUDI.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious! I used canola oil for the shortening. Used one whole egg and two whites for the ricotta part, but next time I might try using 4 egg whites or Egg Beaters. This recipe is a real keeper. Thanks for sharing it with us Judi! - 1/8/08

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    They didn't really look that appetizing and they definitely couldn't pass for a cheesecake alternative, but they were decent. - 8/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    These were excellent. My family loved them! - 2/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    Judi - I will highly recommend this dessert! I used Bonnie's substitutions and was very pleased in the taste. Hubby and I sure enjoyed eating this. - 1/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    These were absolutely delicious!!!!
    Thank you!
    - 12/24/07

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