Creamy orange cheesecake~

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Graham cracker crumbs --
\N \N (about 8 oz)
3 tablespoons Unsweetened Dutch-processed cocoa
3 tablespoons Sugar
4 tablespoons Vegetable oil
24 ounces Nonfat cottage cheese -- (2 1/2 cups)
8 ounces Reduced fat cream cheese --
\N \N (1 brick)
4 ounces Nonfat cream cheese -- (1/2 cup)
12 ounces Nonfat sour cream -- (1 1/2 cups)
1½ cup Sugar
½ cup Orange juice concentrate -- thawed
⅓ cup Nonfat dry milk powder
2 larges Eggs
3 larges Egg whites
2 teaspoons Pure vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Orange slice(s) -- for garnish
\N \N Nonstick cooking spray

Prep. Time: 25 minutes Total time: 6 hours (including chilling) Preheat oven to 300~. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a medium bowl stir together crumbs, cocoa and sugar. Stir in oil thoroughly. Reserve 1 tablespoon of crust mixture for garnish, if desired. Press crust onto bottom and 2 inches up the sides of the springform. Set aside. Puree cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sour cream in a food processor until very smooth.

Transfer cheese mixture to a large mixing bowl. Add sugar, orange juice concentrate, milk powder, eggs, egg whites, vanilla and salt; combine thoroughly. Pour filling into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. When done, cake will be puffed and center will be slightly jiggly. Do not overbake. Set cake on rack to cool for 1 hour. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. To remove cheesecake from pan, first run a thin knife around edge. Loosen clasp and lift away sides. Use a sharp, wet knife to cut cake. Wipe knife clean and then wet again before cutting each slice, if necessary.

Sprinkle with reserved tablespoon of crust mixture, if desired.

Garnish with orange slice(s).

Per serving: Calories 386; fat 11 g (27%); sat fat 4 g; carbohydrate 54 g; protein 16 g; sodium 564 mg; cholesterol 54 mg.

Typed for you by Marjorie Scofield 9/28/95 Recipe By : Great Taste - Low Fat Desserts from Time Life From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 09-28-95 (22:04) (160) Fido: Recipes

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