Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Who says light means bland. Here is a weight watchers recipe that I have made for people who are not concerned with their weight and they loved these.

Summary

  • Prep time : 20 min
  • Cook time : 15 min
  • Serves : 12
  • Smart points value : 4

Ingredients

  • 8 small graham crackers mashed into crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine melted
  • 4 tablespoons fat free cream cheese
  • 4 ounces low fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 20 ounce light fruit pie filling, cherry, warmed

Directions

  1. Place 12 cupcake liners in a cupcake pan.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs and margarine and mix well.
  3. Spoon 1 tablespoon of crumb mixture into each liner and press down gently.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to fill.
  5. Preheat oven at 375F.
  6. Beat cream cheeses until fluffy, add lemon juice, egg whites, vanilla extract and sugar, beat until smooth.
  7. Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly into crumb cups. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Cool.
  9. Top each cheese cake with 1 tablespoon of cherry pie filling.