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Polka Dot Cheesecake

Ingredients:

  • 1 chocolate pie crust
  • 16 oz softened cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 oz dark chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup sour cream

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F
  • Beat cream cheese until smooth, gradually adding the sugar
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl
  • Add the eggs one at a time on low speed
  • Add vanilla and sour cream
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl one more time and beat until smooth
  • Reserve 1/2 cup of the cheesecake filling and set aside
  • Melt the 2 oz of dark chocolate and stir into the reserved 1/2 cup of cream cheese filling.
  • Pour the plain batter into the pie crust, smoothing out to the edges
  • Fill a pastry bag,  fitted with a round tip, with the chocolate cheesecake mixture
  • Gently press the tip of the bag into the smoothed out plain cheesecake and squeeze the bag forming a dot
  • Place dots all over the cheesecake until the chocolate mixture is used up.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 1 hour then turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake in the oven for an additional 1 hr
  • Refrigerate for at least 24 hours.   Freeze if you wish for about 1/2 hour before cutting.  Use a knife dipped in hot water to help when cutting.

 

Easy and Light Cheesecake

Ingredients:

  • 2 pie crusts
  • 16 oz cottage cheese
  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Directions:
  • Mix all together or blend with hand blender
  • Pour into pie crust
  • Bake at 350 for 45 min – 1 hr (slight browning on top)
  • Add toppings and then refrigerate

Spinach and Ramen Noodles

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 bag spinach
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 box grape tomatoes
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Toasted ramen noodles

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp sugar