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Café con Leche Cream Pie

Brew triple-strength coffee for the best flavor. The combination of sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese will cut any bitterness.

Cooking Light MAY 2004

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)


  • 3/4 cup chocolate wafer crumbs (about 15 cookies, such as Nabisco's Famous Chocolate Wafers)
  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup extrastrong brewed coffee
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 1 (8-ounce) block fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine chocolate wafer crumbs and butter, tossing with a fork until well combined. Firmly press mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes; cool completely.

Pour brewed coffee into a medium microwave-safe bowl. Sprinkle the gelatin over coffee; let stand 10 minutes. Combine cheeses and milk in a food processor; process until smooth. Microwave coffee mixture at HIGH for 20 seconds. Add coffee mixture to cheese mixture, and process until well combined. Pour cheese mixture into prepared crust. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Spread the whipped topping evenly over filling; sprinkle cocoa over pie. Chill 1 hour before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 284
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 8.4g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 9.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.5g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 26mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 353mg
  • Calcium: 171mg

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Café con Leche Cream Pie recipe