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Greek Yogurt Skinny Cheesecakes
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Greek Yogurt Skinny Cheesecake Bites

Individual cheesecakes lightened up with a greek yogurt filling and oatmeal crust.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 169kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans walnuts or almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 2 tablespoons low-calorie granulated sweetener or honey

For the filling:

  • 4 ounces light cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 cup fat-free Greek yogurt vanilla or plain
  • 1/4 cup low-calorie granulated sweetener or honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh berries

Optional: mint sprigs for garnish

    Instructions

    • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with 9 cupcake liners.
    • Place the oats and nuts in the bowl of a food processor; pulse until the oats and nuts are coarsely chopped. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the cinnamon, coconut oil, and sweetener.
    • Spoon a heaping tablespoon of the oatmeal mixture into each of the cupcake liners, pressing the mixture down with a spoon. Bake for 10 minutes then remove from oven and cool completely.
    • Using a mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the Greek yogurt, sweetener, egg, and vanilla. Beat until completely smooth.
    • Divide the filling evenly between the muffin liners.
    • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes, until centers are set.
    • Allow to cool completely, then place in the refrigerator to chill.
    • When you're ready to serve the cheesecakes, remove the paper liners and top them with the berries and mint sprigs (optional).
    • Store any remaining cheesecakes in the refrigerator.

    Notes

    • Pecans: you can use walnuts or almonds
    • Oil: use any other bland oil or butter 
    • Sweetener: Low-calorie sweeteners like Truvia, honey, or maple syrup.
    • Cream-cheese: fat-free, light or dairy-free
    • Yogurt: Greek yogurt or dairy-free option 

    Nutrition

    Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.5mg