Light Deep Dark Chocolate Cheesecake
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Chocolate cookies crumbs can be found in the baking isle. If your store doesn't carry them, Oreo cookies work as well.
Type: Dessert
Yield: 18
  • 2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs (approx 15 cookies)
  • 1 tbsp Smart Balance Butter, melted
  • 6 cups fat-free ricotta
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 oz 70% cocoa dark chocolate curls
  • Fresh berries in season for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 325F
  2. Mix cookie crumbs with butter and press into bottom of 9x13" springform baking pan.
  3. In mixing bowl, whip the ricotta until smooth.
  4. Add sugar, vanilla, sour cream, and cocoa powder and continue whipping until incorporated
  5. Pour batter on to crust and bake for 40 minutes.
  6. Cool completely on wire rack, then refrigerate overnight.
  7. Sprinkle with chocolate pieces before serving
Serving Size: 1/182005g27g1g10g
Recipe by Baby to Boomer Lifestyle at