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Creamy Lemon Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Low fat cottage cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Neufchatel cheese 3 Ounce
  Egg whites 2
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Freshly grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.
For crust: Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and Oil in 9-inch pie plate.
Mix well with fork.
Press firmly against bottom and halfway up sides of pie plate.
For filling: Blend cheeses in food processor or blender", until completely smooth.
Add remaining ingredients.
Blend well.
Pour mixture into crust.
Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes.
Turn oven off and allow cheesecake to remain in oven for 5 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Cool to room temperature, then chill.
Cut in wedges.
Garnish with fresh fruit, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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