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New York Cheesecake, a Little Healthier!

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“Adapted from Original New York Cheesecake Kiss The Cook's Original New York Cheesecake.”
1hr 45mins
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring all ingredients to room temperature (this helps to prevent cracking).
  2. MIX crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar and margarine.
  3. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. (using a hamburger press handle works great for this!).
  4. Bake at 325°F for 10 minutes.
  5. MIX neufchatel cheese, 1 cup splenda for baking, flour and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  6. Blend in low fat sour cream. mix well.
  7. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each addition, just until blended. Do not over mix!
  8. Pour over crust.
  9. Run a knife through to remove any air bubbles.
  10. BAKE 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until center is almost set. 325 °F for a silver springform pan 300 °F if using a dark nonstick pan.
  11. Crack oven door open slightly and allow cheesecake to temper for about 30 minutes.
  12. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake;.
  13. Remove rim of pan.
  14. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. (This is a must!).
  15. Top with cherry pie filling and garnish, if desired.

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