A Light And Lemony Cheesecake

Summer meet my Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake.  When made with an almond crust this Cheesecake is so light that it only contains 295 calories from fat, 1.2 grams of sugar and 6.7 grams of carbohydrates.

Summer Bucket List #20  – “Create a new Dessert that tastes like Summer.”

A Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake

A  Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake

Cheesecake Filling:
– 2 packages of Cream Cheese (8oz blocks)
– 1 small box of Sugar Free Lemon Gelatin
– 1 cup of boiling water

Almond Crust:
– 1 cup of Raw Almonds
– 1/2 cup of Butter

A Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony CheesecakeDirections:

Preheat oven to 375* and spray a 9×9 cooking pan (or individual dessert dishes) with Cooking Spray.  Prepare crust by grinding Raw Almonds in Food Processor, pour ground almonds into a 9×9 baking pan, melt butter and pour over almonds then mix and press into the bottom of the pan.  Bake for 20 minutes.

Prepare filling by mixing the boiling water with Sugar Free Lemon Gelatin until gelatin dissolves then add the cream cheese and continue mixing until lumps disappear.  Pour over Almond Crust and refrigerate for one hour.

A Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony CheesecakeOptional Toppings:
Ground Almonds, Whipping Cream, Sliced Strawberries

Substitution:
Replace Almond Crust with Graham Cracker Crust

A Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake

This Light & Lemony Cheesecake comes with a lot less guilt than any other Cheesecake and tastes just like summer.

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A Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake

Light And Lemony Cheesecake

Simple Guilt Free Recipe: Light And Lemony Cheesecake. When made with an almond crust this Cheesecake is so light that it only contains 295 calories from fat, 1.2 grams of sugar and 6.7 grams of carbohydrates.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages Cream Cheese (8 ounce blocks)
  • 1 box Sugar Free Lemon Gelatin
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Raw Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375* degrees.

  2. Spray a 9×9 cooking pan (or individual dessert dishes) with Cooking Spray. 

  3. Prepare crust by grinding Raw Almonds in Food Processor, pour ground almonds into a 9×9 baking pan, melt butter and pour over almonds then mix and press into the bottom of the pan. Bake for 20 minutes.

  4. Prepare filling by mixing the boiling water with Sugar Free Lemon Gelatin until gelatin dissolves then add the cream cheese and continue mixing until lumps disappear. 

  5. Pour over Almond Crust and refrigerate for one hour.


About Trish

When this sleep deprived self proclaimed tea addict is not creating content for this here blog, Trish can most often be found at the Little League field or watching a football game. Trish is a passionate volunteer, contract accountant, avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and will only eat Oreos in pairs. She has two boys born sixteen years apart and her favorite place in the world is by her husband's side - preferably in a football stadium, at Disneyland or in San Diego.

6 thoughts on “A Light And Lemony Cheesecake

  1. Cheesecake is a favorite, and definitely not what I consider calorie friendly, so I can’t wait to try this one!! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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