Blueberry Cheesecake Squares

Looking for a wonderful dessert? Then check out these delicious cheesecake squares made using Wheaties cereal and topped...

Looking for a wonderful dessert? Then check out these delicious cheesecake squares made using Wheaties cereal and topped with blueberries. More recipes found at Yoplait.com and BettyCrocker.com

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NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories200 ( Calories from Fat70), Total Fat8g (Saturated Fat5g, Trans Fat0g ), Cholesterol50mg Sodium190mg Total Carbohydrate26g (Dietary Fiber0g Sugars21g ), Protein6g ; % Daily Value*: Vitamin A10%; Vitamin C4%; Calcium10%; Iron6%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

Cheesecake

  • 2  Cups  Wheaties cereal, crushed
  • 1  Tablespoon  butter or margarine, melted
  • packages (8 oz each) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • can (14 oz) fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2  Cup  fat-free sour cream
  • eggs or 1/2 cup fat-free egg product
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla

Blueberry Topping

  • 1/4  Cup  sugar
  • 1 1/2  Teaspoon  cornstarch
  • 2  Tablespoons  water
  • 1  Tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 2  Cups  fresh or frozen (unsweetened) blueberries

Directions

Cheesecake

Step 1
Heat oven to 375ºF. In 8- or 9-inch square pan, toss cereal and melted butter until cereal is well coated. Spread evenly in pan. Bake 5 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 2
Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese and milk with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in sour cream, eggs and vanilla until well blended. Pour over crust.

Step 3
Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until center is jiggly but sides are set.

Step 4
Cool 1 hour at room temperature. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.

Blueberry Topping

Step 5
Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water and lemon juice until smooth. Add 1 cup of the blueberries. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil about 2 minutes or until thickened; remove from heat. Stir in remaining 1 cup blueberries. Place blueberry topping in small bowl; let stand at room temperature 5 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Step 6
For squares, cut cheesecake into 4 rows by 4 rows. Serve blueberry topping over cheesecake.

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.