Lemon Cheesecake Squares

  • Yield: 25 pieces


1cup graham cracker crumbs
1tablespoon sugar
2tablespoons butter, melted
2 (8-ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese
3/4cup sugar
1 egg
2 egg whites
1/4cup lemon juice
1tablespoon grated lemon rind
1cup lemon curd (bought in jar)


  1. Preheat oven 350F.
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Mold mixture to the bottom of a pan coated with nonstick spray.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add egg, egg whites, lemon juice and lemon rind until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Transfer batter to pan and bake for 40 minutes until set.
  5. Layer lemon curd on top of cake. Cool, refrigerate, and slice into bars.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Gulf Coast Favorites (Holly Clegg, 2008). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 113
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 24mg
  • Sodium 126mg
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 3g