Light Chocolate-Amaretto Cheesecake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

Only 200 calories per slice! 7.9 grams of fat in a delicious cheesecake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottom of a 7 inch springform pan. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Slowly pour mixture over crumbs in pan.
  4. Bake at 300 for 65 to 70 minutes (If you use an 8-inch pan, reduce to 45 to 50 minutes) or until set.
  5. Let cool in pan on wire rack.
  6. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
  7. Remove sides of pan, and transfer to serving platter.
  8. Garnish as desired.


Most Helpful

Almost thought I would not be able to make this Dessert. I could find neither the chocolate wafers, nor chocolate graham crackers in any store in our city. Finally found "Chocolate Teddy Gahams". Also needed to find a 7" springform pan. Well I'm glad I prvailed! Thisis a wonderful dessert. Thanks for posting. Made for "PAC Spring 2009"

Koechin (Chef) April 02, 2009

I must say I was pleasantly surprised with this cheesecake. I've always been of the mind that you don't mess with cheesecakes--either splurge and enjoy them or just forget it, but don't try to lighten them up. I decided to try this one, though, and I'm glad I did--it is quite good! I made per recipe except I used chocolate graham crackers, rather than chocolate wafers (I wasn't sure exactly what those were), and I added extra mini chocolate chips (I think I used about 3 tablespoons). This was enjoyed very much by all who sampled it, and I have a hard time believing anyone could ever guess that it is a lightened version. Thanks so much for posting!

GaylaJ October 11, 2007

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