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Cheesecake ( Chocolate Amaretto ) Recipe


6 Chocolate wafers, finely
1 1/2 c Light process cream cheese
1 c Sugar
1 c 1% low-fat cottage cheese
1/4 c Plus 2 tbsp unsweetened
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/4 c Amaretto
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/4 ts Salt
1 Egg
2 tb Semisweet chocolate

From: Light and Easy Cooking Collection, Oxmoor House

You can substitute an 8-inch pan for this cheesecake recipe, if
desired. The larger cheesecake will require only 45 to 50 minutes
baking time.

chocolate curls

Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottom of a 7-inch springform pan.
Set aside. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add cream
cheese and next 7 ingredients, processing until smooth. Add egg and
process just until blended. Fold in chocolate morsels.

Slowly pour mixture over crumbs in pan. Bake at 300 for 65 to 70
minutes or until cheesecake is set. Let cool in pan on wire rack.
Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Remove sides of pan, and transfer
cheesecake to serving platter. Garnish with chocolate curls, if
desired. Yield: 12 servings (about 200 calories per serving).

CHOCOLATE MINT CHEESECAKE: Substitute 1/4 cup creme de menth for
amaretto. Yield: 12 servings (about 197 calories per serving).