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Skinny Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

3:02 AM, Jul 9, 2013   |    comments
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Ingredients:

•1/2 cup fat-free cream cheese
•2 tablespoons Coconut Palm Sugar
•1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
•2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
•1/4 cup strawberry preserves, no sugar added (I used Polaner All Fruit)
•1 cup diced strawberries
•1/3 cup whole almonds
•4 dates, no sugar added
•8 Mini Dessert Dishes, 3-4 ounces

Directions:

In a medium mixing bowl, add cream cheese, sugar, yogurt and lemon juice, beat with an electric mixer until smooth and sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Refrigerate until ready to use.

In a small bowl, combine preserves and strawberries.

Add almonds to a food processor and pulse until a crumb consistency, being careful not to turn into flour. Add dates and pulse until combined.

Evenly divide 1/2 almond and date mixture among the dessert dishes. Top with 1/2 cheesecake & yogurt batter, spoon in 1/2 strawberry mixture, add one additional layer of each. Refrigerate 2 -3 hours before serving.

These desserts are perfect for preparing ahead of time and enjoying one a day to satisfy that sweet craving. This mini dessert can be placed in a freezer safe dish for enjoying at a later date.

Presented by: Gale Compton

Air Date: July 9, 2013

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