1 1/2 recipes Light Graham Cracker Crust prepared using a 10 to 12-inch tart tin or
round shallow pan.
2 packages fat free cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups fresh fruit, a combination of any fresh sliced fruit; peaches, pears, pineapple, kiwi, sliced strawberries,
blueberries, raspberries, etc. can be used
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1. Prepare Light Graham Cracker Crust according to directions. After removing
from oven allow to cool completely. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours or overnight.
2. Combine all glaze ingredients together in a small saucepan and heat over
medium-high. Stirring frequently, bring thickened glaze to a low boil. Pour glaze into
a small bowl and set aside to cool. Sauce can be made a day ahead and
3. Using a wire whisk or an electric mixer on medium speed, mix cream cheese
together with powdered sugar and vanilla until well blended.
4. Carefully spread cream cheese evenly over chilled crust. Top cream cheese
decoratively with berries. Using a pastry brush or spoon, lightly cover fruit
completely with cooled glaze. Cover and chill an additional 2 hours or until ready to
Yield: 12 pieces each at approximately 198 calories; 2.5 grams total fat; 1.3 grams
saturated fat; 6 milligrams cholesterol; 38 grams carbohydrate; 2.3 grams dietary
fiber; 7.2 grams protein; 314 milligrams sodium.
Light Graham Cracker Crust
1 1/4 cups low fat graham cracker crumbs or 10 whole crackers, crushed
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes Light Butter (5.5 grams fat per 1 tablespoon) or other light butter or margarine, melted
1. Preheat oven to 375º F. Combine crumbs, sugar and melted margarine in the
bottom of a 8- to 10-inch springform pan. Pat crust evenly over bottom and
1/4-inch up sides of pan. Bake crust for 8 minutes, remove from oven and set aside
Yield: 10 servings at approximately 70 calories each; 1.8 grams total fat; 1 gram
saturated fat; 4 milligrams cholesterol; 13.5 grams carbohydrate; 0.4 gram dietary
fiber; 1 gram protein; 106 milligrams sodium.