Light Cocoa Cheesecake

Light Cocoa Cheesecake
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 421.2
  • Total Fat: 19.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 95.7 mg
  • Sodium: 354.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 53.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Introduction

This cheesecake is for the cheesecake/chocoholic! I know it's not completely low cal, but using reduced fat cream cheese & reduced fat sour cream, give it more taste than fat free! A super recipe to use ocassionally for company to impress! This cheesecake is for the cheesecake/chocoholic! I know it's not completely low cal, but using reduced fat cream cheese & reduced fat sour cream, give it more taste than fat free! A super recipe to use ocassionally for company to impress!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    Crust:
    1 1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
    1/3 cup Sugar
    1/3 cup Light Butter Stick, melted

    Filling:
    2 packages (8 ounce each) Neufchatel Cheese (Light Cream Cheese), softened
    3/4 cups Sugar
    1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
    1 tsp Vanilla Extract
    2 large Eggs

    Topping:
    1 cup Light Sour Cream
    2 Tbsps. Sugar
    1 tsp. Vanilla Extract

    Garnish:
    1 1.55 ounce Hersheys Milk Chocolate Bar

Directions

Serving Size: 10 pieces

Lay Neufchatel cheese out to get to room temperature for 1 hour.

Prepare crumb crust: Combine crushed crumbs , sugar, & melted butter. Press into mixture onto bottom and halfway up side of a 9 inch springform pan.

Filling: Cream the cheese with 3/4 cup sugar, cocoa and 1 tsp. vanilla in large mixing bowl. Add eggs; blend well. Pour into crust and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Meantime, prepare topping...combine sour cream, 2 Tbsps. sugar & 1 tsp. vanilla extract; stir until smooth.
After cheesecake has baked for 20 minutes, remove from oven & let cool for 15 minutes. Then top with sour cream/sugar/vanilla extract mixture. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool: chill for several hours or overnight. Top with garnish of chocolate curls or grated chocolate when completely cool.

Serves 10.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LUCYGODDESS.

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