White Chocolate Cheesecake

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
165
protein 
5 g
sodium 
212 mg
carbohydrates 
19 g
fat 
7 g
fiber  
Trace
cholesterol 
44 mg
Servings 
16
Ingredients 

Crust
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp cane sugar
2 Tbsp applesauce

Filling
⅓ cup white chocolate chips
¾ cup skim milk
2 cups low-fat cream cheese
½ cup cane sugar
¼ cup sour cream
2 lg eggs
¼ cup half and half
2 Tbsp Frangelico
1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions 
  1. Preheat oven to 300F.
  2. For the crust, combine graham cracker crumbs with sugar in a medium bowl. Add applesauce and mix well. Press into the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  3. In a medium saucepan, heat milk to scalding. Add chocolate chips and let sit for 5 minutes. When chocolate is melted, mix ingredients thoroughly. Keep warm.
  4. Combine cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl. Mix with electric mixer on low until smooth. Add remaining ingredients including chocolate mixture and mix until smooth, about 1 minute.
  5. Pour into crust and bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool. Cut into 16 slices.