Triple Vanilla Cheesecake

Vanilla wafers, vanilla chips and vanilla extract give extraordinary savor to an "ordinary" flavor. As cheesecakes go, this creamy-textured dessert is leaner than most, with only 190 calories and 5 grams of fat per serving.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

3/4
cup vanilla wafer crumbs (15 wafers)
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted

Filling

2
(8-oz.) pkg. fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs

Topping

2
tablespoons white vanilla chips

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom of ungreased 8-inch springform pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Add eggs; beat well. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 27 to 33 minutes or until center is soft set.
  • 4 Meanwhile, place vanilla chips in small resealable heavy-duty plastic bag; seal tightly.* Place in bowl under running hot water until chips are melted. Cut small hole in corner of bag; drizzle over warm cheesecake. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, combine crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom of ungreased 8-inch springform pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth. Add eggs; beat well. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 27 to 33 minutes or until center is soft set.
  • 4 Meanwhile, place vanilla chips in small resealable heavy-duty plastic bag; seal tightly.* Place in bowl under running hot water until chips are melted. Cut small hole in corner of bag; drizzle over warm cheesecake. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set. Store in refrigerator.

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* To melt chips in microwave, place in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 40 to 60 seconds or until chips can be stirred until smooth. With small spoon, drizzle over warm cheesecake.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.