Holiday Bliss Low-Calorie White Chocolate and Ricotta Cheesecake

Serves 8 to 10. Recipe is from Family Features.

12 ozs. low-fat cream cheese

11/2 cups fresh ricotta

2 tbls. sugar

5 ozs. chopped white chocolate, melted

1 large egg

2 egg whites

1 tbl. pure vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and lightly spray a 10-inch springform cake pan with vegetable oil.

2. Using a mixer, beat together cream cheese, ricotta and sugar until soft. With the mixer set to low speed, beat remaining ingredients into the mixture and mix until completely smooth.

3. Pour into prepared cake pan and bake until set, about 30 minutes. Once done, remove from the oven and allow cheesecake to cool completely before removing sides.

4. Place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours to set before serving.