With the hot summer weather upon us, you won’t need to turn on the oven to make this light and fluffy low fat cheesecake dessert.It can be prepared in less than 10 minutes.
Strawberry No Bake Cheesecake Crust
1 cup finely crushed graham crackers
2 Tbsp butter, melted, and mixed with 1 Tbsp honey
1 box – (3 oz) strawberry flavor gelatin
2⁄3 cup boiling water
1 tub – (16 oz) low fat cottage cheese
2 – bricks (8 oz each) low fat cream cheese, softened
2 – Tbsp sugar
2 – tsp strawberry extract or 1 tsp vanilla extract
Coat an 8 x 3-in. spring form pan with nonstick spray. Mix crumbs with butter mixture until evenly moistened. Press firmly over bottom and 3⁄4 in. up side of prepared pan. Place in freezer. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water in a 1-cup measure. Puree cottage cheese in food processor until creamy. Add gelatin, cream cheese, sugar and extract; process until smooth. Pour into prepared crust; smooth top. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours, or until set. Remove sides of spring form pan. Place cheesecake on serving plate.