Sunday, October 4, 2009

Recipe: Marble Cheesecake Squares

1 cup chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 9 cookie sheets)
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon butter, melted
2 (8 ounce) blocks fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 (8 ounce) block 1/3 less-fat cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 large egg whites
1 large egg
1 ounce semisweet chocolate

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Place crumbs in a 9-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray; drizzle with butter.

Toss with a fork until moist.

Press into bottom of pan.

Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes; cool on a wire rack.

Place cheeses in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until smooth.
Add sugar and flour; beat well.

Add vanilla, egg whites, and egg; beat until well blended.

Pour cheese mixture into prepared pan.

Place chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave high 1 1/2 minutes or until soft, stirring after 45 seconds (chocolate should not completely melt).

Stir until smooth.

Drop melted chocolate onto cheese mixture to form 9 mounds.

Swirl chocolate into batter using the tip of a knife.

Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes or until almost set.

Cool on a wire rack.

Cover and chill at least 4 hours.

Makes about 12 servings

Cooking Light, October 2004
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