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Cheater'S Cheesecake

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Ingredients
For crust
  Regular margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
For filling
  Part skim ricotta cheese 15 Ounce (1 Carton)
  Low fat plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For topping
  Fresh strawberries 10
Directions

Place margarine in 9-inch round baking dish.
Microwave at High for 45 seconds to 1 minute, or until margarine melts.
Stir in graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
Press firmly against bottom of dish.
Microwave at High for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, or until set, rotating dish after 1 minute.
Set aside.
In medium mixing bowl, combine all filling ingredients.
Beat at high speed of electric mixer until smooth.
Microwave at High for 4 to 7 minutes, or until very hot, stirring with whisk after every 2 minutes.
Pour into prepared crust.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 7 to 15 minutes, or until center is almost set, rotating dish 1/4 turn after every 3 minutes. (Filling will become firm as it chills.)
Cool slightly.
Chill for at least 6 hours.
Garnish with strawberry fans.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
360 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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