Creamy Lemon Cups
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 0 min
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Makes 8 servings
1 3-ounce package sugar-free lemon gelatin
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup water
8 ounces “light” cream cheese
8 ounces part-skim ricotta cheese
1 tblsp unsweetened toasted coconut or toasted chopped nuts
- In a large bowl, stir together the gelatin, lemon juice and water until thoroughly mixed. Add cream cheese and ricotta. Carefully blend cheeses with gelatin using a mixer on low speed to prevent splattering.
- Pour the creamy mixture into eight individual dessert bowls or into a shallow serving container.
- Refrigerate mixture until it is set. Before serving, sprinkle with the toasted coconut or nuts.
Variation: Pour lemon mixture over a crust made with ground nuts and unsweetened coconut or a traditional graham cracker crust.
Nutrition at a Glance (per serving):
Total fat 7g.
Saturated fat 5g.
Dietary fiber 0g.
Exchanges:1 lean meat, 1¼ fat