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Key Lime Cheesecake Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Key Lime Cheesecake Bars, by , is from Family Favorites 2011, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.



6 Squares low-fat honey graham crackers, finely crushed (1/2 cup)
1 T. margarine, melted
1 t. sugar
1 4 serving size sugar-free low-calorie lime flavored gelatin
3/4 cup boiling water
1 16 oz. container fat-free cottage cheese (1 3/4 cups)
1 8 oz. fat free cream cheese, softened
1 8 oz. container frozen fat-free shipped dessert topping, thawed
Limes cut in wedges, optional

1. In small bowl combine graham crackers, margarine and sugar. Press crumb mixture in the bottom of a 2 quart square baking dish. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
2. In large bowl combine gelatin and water. Stir until gelatin is dissolved. Set aside.
3. In blender or food processor combine cottage cheese and cream cheese. Cover and blend or process until smooth, stopping several times to scrape down sides. Whisk 1/2 cup of the mixture into the gelatin mixture. Whisk in remaining mixture until smooth. Fold in whipped dessert topping. Spoon filling over chilled crumb mixture.
4. Cover and refrigerate 8 - 24 hours or until filling is firm. Cut in squares and serve. Top with lime wedges if desired.




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