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Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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Sweet Potato Cheesecake
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  • Makes: 14 servings

Make this delicious and creamy cheesecake full of fall spice flavor for your next holiday celebration.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup gingersnaps (finely crumbed, or graham crackers)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (unsalted, melted)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (light, softened)
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes (mashed, peeled and cooked)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel (finely shredded)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 cup milk (evaporated, reduced fat 2%)

Directions

Crust:
1. Combine crumbs and butter. Press mixture into bottom and 1 inch up sides of an 8 inch spring form pan. Set aside

Filling:
1. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sweet potatoes, egg white, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, orange peel and the vanilla until combined. DO NOT OVER BEAT.

2. Stir in milk. Carefully pour into prepared pan.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-70 minutes until center appears set.

4. Cool on wire rack for 45 minutes. Cover and chill thoroughly.

5. Remove sides of pan.

6. Garnish with dessert topping and orange peel.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: Cornell University Cooperative Extension, Eat Smart New York!

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 slice (106g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 139
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 84 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 186 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 139
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 17 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 84 mg
Potassium 186 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Copper 50 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 14 mg
Phosphorus 77 mg
Selenium 4 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 143 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 12 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 11 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1/4 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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The instructions tell you to add vanilla but there is no vanilla listed in the ingredients. I added 1 teaspoon to the recipe I prepared.