Chocolate-Cheese Dessert

Like eating chocolate cheesecake in a bowl, this low-calorie dessert makes s decadent but light ending to any meal.



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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
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    envelope unflavored gelatin
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    1/2  cup 
    cold water
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    3/4  cup 
    low-fat cottage cheese
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    1/2 8  ounce package 
    light cream cheese (Neufchatel), cut up
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    1/3  cup 
    sugar
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    3   tablespoons 
    unsweetened cocoa powder
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    1   cup 
    skim milk
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla

Directions
1.
In a small saucepan stir together the gelatin and cold water; let stand 5 minutes. Heat and stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves.
2.
Meanwhile, in a blender container or food processor bowl combine cottage cheese, cream cheese, sugar, and cocoa powder. (If using the blender, add 2 or 3 tablespoons of the milk to make blending easier.)
3.
Cover and blend or process until smooth (1 to 2 minutes). Stop to scrape sides, if necessary.
4.
Add milk, vanilla, and warm gelatin mixture. Cover and blend or process until combined.
5.
Chill mixture, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds when spooned (about 30 minutes). Spoon mixture into 6 dessert dishes. Cover and chill in the refrigerator 4 hours or until firm. Makes 6 servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Chill up to 24 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 145, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 19, carb. (g) 15, pro. (g) 8, sodium (mg) 230, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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