Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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14 servings


1 cupgingersnaps (finely crumbed, or graham crackers)
3 tablespoonsbutter (unsalted, melted)
2 packagescream cheese (8 oz, light, softened)
1 cupsweet potatoes (mashed, peeled and cooked)
1⁄3 cupsugar
1 1⁄2 teaspoonpumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoonorange peel (finely shredded)
1 teaspoonvanilla
5 egg whites
1 cupmilk (evaporated)


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

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.


Per recipe: $7.71
Per serving: $0.55


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