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Berry cheesecake

June 25, 2017

I wanted to create a simple dessert recipe with both Canada Day and Independence Day coming up.. There are usually so many barbecue parties and events going on and it’s nice to show up with a sweet treat that you can also enjoy eating without blowing your points for the day. This berry cheesecake is so simple to make, you can have it setting in your fridge in about 10 minutes. It’s sweet, but not too sweet and a nice light dessert on a hot summer’s day. Serves 8 at 161 calories and 7 freestyle smart points per serving.

Berry cheesecake
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
7SP Freestyle, 7SP/4PP per serving
  • 1 ready made reduced fat graham crust *I buy these in the U.S, you can use the regular ones, just might want to check if it changes points
  • 8 oz light cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 heaping cup fat free cool whip
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries
  1. Use your food processor and puree your blueberries and strawberries together.
  2. In a bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together your cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add in your cool whip and blend till creamy.
  3. Use a spatula and place your cream cheese mixture in your graham pie crust.
  4. Add your pureed fruit to top (leave 1 Tbsp aside) and mix into your cream cheese mixture * you can do this in the bowl before placing the cream cheese mixture on top if you prefer, I mixed it in the pie crust as I did not want it mixing too much, also helps with the color affect.
  5. Place your remaining 1 Tbsp of pureed fruit on top to finish of the swirl affect.
  6. Let set in fridge for at least 90 minutes.
  7. Cut into 8 equal servings, store in fridge till ready to serve. *Optional to top with some whip cream and fresh fruit. Each serving is 7 freestyle smart points (4 points plus, old WW program)
  8. Nutritional info per serving (incl fruit) Calories... 161... Fat 7.3g...Sat fat 4.5g... Carbs 21.9g...Fiber 0.9g...Sugars 11g...Protein 2.1g


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    Reply Rosemary Little June 25, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    could you use a different combination of berries or just use one kind?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle June 25, 2017 at 9:15 pm

      Sure, you can use any berries you would like 🙂

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    Reply Sara August 13, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    I don’t have a food processor – do you think mashing them would have the same affect? Or just chopping them up real small?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 17, 2017 at 4:12 pm

      I think it would still be ok 🙂

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    Reply Peggy December 27, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    Don’t like cool whip or yogurt is there anything else I could use

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 30, 2017 at 1:44 pm

      I’m sorry, not too sure what to suggest as that is the bulk of the ingredients

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    Reply Tracy January 21, 2018 at 12:06 pm

    Can I use frozen berries?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 21, 2018 at 1:02 pm

      I think they should work fine 🙂

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    Reply Linda whiteway February 10, 2018 at 9:28 pm

    silly question, do you bake the pie crust first????

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm

      It is a pre-made pie crust 🙂

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    Reply Pam May 28, 2018 at 8:21 am

    How many ounces is one serving? Thinking of making it in individual cups.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 28, 2018 at 11:44 am

      Hi Pam, sorry I did not weigh out the servings, I just cut them into equal pieces

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    Reply Cindy May 28, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    I just made this , using Truvia, fat free cream cheese, fat free cool whip and fresh strawberries and blueberries I froze myself last fall. Put it in a bowl and will top it off with crushed graham crackers at a picnic later today… tasted amazing!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 28, 2018 at 1:43 pm

      It sounds awesome Cindy, thanks for sharing your tips with us 🙂 enjoy the picnic!

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    Reply Lisa May 28, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    Made the pie and it was delicious! I had it refrigerated for two hours and it was not as firm as the picture. Can this be put in the freezer?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 29, 2018 at 1:57 pm

      Hi Lisa, yes I think so but I don’t think it will stay frozen if that is what you were after

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