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100 Calorie Berry Cheesecakes

Servings 15 mini cheesecakes


  • Fifteen 1 1/2 to 2-inch ginger snaps (Midel or other brand)
  • 8 ounces Neufchatel cheese (see notes)
  • 1/2 cup 1% cottage cheese (preferably no salt added)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Raspberries , blackberries, blueberries for decorating
  • Special equipment: 15 paper muffin tin liners


  1. Preheat to 325 F and place rack in center of oven. Line muffin tins with paper liners. Set one cookie into the bottom of each liner.
  2. Put the Neufchatel cheese, cottage cheese, eggs, sugar, and vanilla into a large bowl and use a beater to mix until smooth, with no obvious lumps remaining from the cottage cheese.
  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons of batter into each muffin tin.
  4. Bake until the cheesecakes are just firm in the center, 10-12 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and chill. Top with berries just before serving.

Recipe Notes

Neufchatel cheese is similar in taste and texture to cream cheese, although naturally has about 1/3 of the fat.