Trimmed Down Chocoberry Cheesecake

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Recipe by Lizzie Rodriquez

You can "have your cake, and eat it, too" with this luscious (but reduced fat) and easy to prepare, chocolate dessert. It is made with cocoa, a deep dark chocolate baking ingredient that contains less than one gram of fat per tablespoon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 12 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon margarine, melted

  • 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package neufchatel cheese (light cream cheese)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 13 cup hershey's cocoa or 13 cup hershey's Dutch-processed cocoa powder
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and drained
  • 13 cup egg substitute
  • strawberry, for topping (optional)
  • whipped topping, for topping (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare GRAHAM BOTTOM.
  2. In food processor, place cottage cheese; process until smooth. Add Neufchatel cheese, sugar, cocoa and strawberries; process until smooth. Stir in egg substitute. Pour gently onto graham mixture in pan.
  3. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or just until almost set in center. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate; serve cold, topped with whipped topping and strawberries.
  4. GRAHAM BOTTOM: Stir together graham cracker crumbs and melted butter or margarine; press onto bottom of 8-inch springform pan.

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