Pralines-and-Cream Cheesecake

We shaved off 163 calories and 16 fat grams from each serving of Sherry's original cheesecake recipe.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 25 Minutes
Stand: 10 Minutes
Chill: 3 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 401
Caloriesfromfat 49 %
Fat 21.8 g
Satfat 10.8 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 8.9 g
Carbohydrate 42.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 459 mg
Calcium 45 mg

Ingredients

2 (8-ounce) packages 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 egg whites
1 large egg
1/2 cup almond-toffee bits
1 (6-ounce) reduced-fat graham cracker crust
8 tablespoons reduced-fat whipped topping
8 teaspoons caramel syrup
8 teaspoons almond-toffee bits

Preparation

Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add egg whites, 1 at a time, beating just until blended. Add egg, beating just until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup almond-toffee bits. Pour into graham cracker crust.

Bake at 325° for 25 minutes or until edges of cheesecake are set and center is almost set. Turn off oven; let cheesecake stand in oven 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and chill at least 3 hours. Serve each slice with 1 tablespoon whipped topping, 1 teaspoon caramel syrup, and 1 teaspoon almond-toffee bits.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Heath Bits O'Brickle Almond Toffee Bits.

Note:

January 2006