This is the time of year when it gets too HOT to bake a cheesecake. Try this “No-Bake Orange Cream Cheesecake” it’s made with reduced-fat cream cheese and ricotta cheese. It’s really good…and good for you! It comes to you from the “Diabetic Gourmet Magazine”, but is tasty enough for anyone that would like to have a healthy dessert.  Give it a try and let us know how you like it!

Here is what you’ll need to make No-Bake Orange Cream Cheesecake:

Crust Ingredients:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons Equal Spoonful or Granulated

Cheesecake Ingredients:
1 cup orange juice
1 envelope (1/4 ounce) unflavored gelatin
2 packages (8 ounces each) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
3/4 cup Equal Spoonful or Granulated
1 teaspoon orange extract (optional)
2 cups light whipped topping, thawed, if frozen
1 can (11 ounces) Mandarin oranges, drained, coarsely chopped
Oranges sections (optional)
Whipped topping (optional)

Nothing beats a good dessert that’s also good FOR you! For the full instructions, head over to Enjoy!