Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake

Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake

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If you are looking for something to cure your sweet tooth without undoing your whole day, then you will will love these low calorie mini lemon cheesecakes!  These little cups of yum are easy to make, and only 106 calories! With just a few simple food swaps, you can make (almost) any recipe better for you, and these cheesecake cups are no exception! Using vanilla greek yogurt helps cut out 1/2 the sugar!

Here is how to make this Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake recipe:

Low Calorie Mini Lemon Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • reduced fat vanilla wafers (12)
  • 8 oz reduced fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 6 oz Vanilla greek yogurt (non fat)
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Instructions

  1. First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Next, line 2 cupcake pans (12) with cupcake liners and place 1 reduced fat vanilla wafer on the bottom of each cupcake liner. (these will be your crust!)
  3. Then beat cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and eggs until smooth. Add in your yogurt, flour, lemon juice, and lemon zest and mix well, but don't overmix!
  4. Pour mix into cupcake liners about 1/2 way full.
  5. Bake for 25 minuets, and let cool to room temperature. After the cheesecakes have cooled, stick them in the fridge for a few hours.
  6. Top with your topping of choice. (We were going to use Strawberries but my daughter decided she was SO hungry while waiting, that she had to eat them all. ) and serve!
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