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Cool Lime Cheesecake

Cool Lime Cheesecake

Reduced fat cheesecake with all the decadent flavor and texture of the full fat version. Fresh lime juice and peel add refreshing tropical flavor. A 46% calorie reduction from the traditional recipe.


  • 1 cup Graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful*
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup Equal Spoonful**
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice


  1. Combine Graham cracker crumbs, butter and 2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful in bottom of 8-inch springform pan or 8-inch round cake pan; pat evenly on bottom and 1/2-inch up side of pan.
  2. Bake in preheated 325 degrees F oven for 8 minutes.
  3. Beat cream cheese and 2/3 cup Equal Spoonful in medium bowl until fluffy. Beat in egg, egg whites, lime peel and juice until well blended. Pour cream cheese mixture into prepared crust.
  4. Bake in 325 degrees F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until center is almost set.
  5. Cool on wire rack.
  6. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.

* May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener

** May substitute 16 packets Equal sweetener

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Equal Sweetener

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