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Apricot Ricotta Cheesecake

Katerina | Diethood
This light and fluffy Ricotta Cheesecake is sweetened with honey and packed with delicious chunks of apricots.
Servings : 10 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins

Ingredients
  

For the Crust
  • 2 cups finely ground Graham Crackers
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, melted
For the Cheesecake
  • 1 package (8-ounces) Fat Free or Low Fat Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Light Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2- cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
For Garnish
  • Whole dried apricots
  • Sliced almonds
  • Honey

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.
  • Combine ground graham crackers and melted butter In a 9-inch springform pan; shape the crust into an even layer on the bottom of the pan and press it about 1-1/2 inches up the sides.
  • Set aside.
  • In your mixer's bowl, combine cream cheese and ricotta; beat until creamy and smooth.
  • Add eggs and honey; continue to beat until thoroughly combined.
  • Beat in corn starch and vanilla until incorporated.
  • Fold in chopped apricots.
  • Pour the mixture into previously prepared crust.
  • Bake for 32 to 35 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned and firm, but center is soft.
  • Remove from oven and let completely cool.
  • Refrigerate over night.
  • Garnish with apricots, sliced almonds and honey.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1 slice | Calories: 219 kcal | Carbohydrates: 39 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 40 mg | Sodium: 165 mg | Potassium: 234 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 25 g | Vitamin A: 610 IU | Vitamin C: 0.2 mg | Calcium: 94 mg | Iron: 1.4 mg | Net Carbs: 38 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: italian cheesecake recipe, italian ricotta cheesecake, ricotta cheesecake