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Creamy Lime Cheesecake

Active Time: 20 minutes • Total Time: 50 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 8


2 limes
2 packages (8 ounces each) Schnucks cream cheese
2/3 cup Schnucks granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 Schnucks large eggs
1/2 cup Schnucks sour cream
green food coloring (optional)
1 (6-ounce) Oreo® pie crust

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. From limes, grate 2 teaspoons peel and squeeze 3 to 4 tablespoons juice. In large bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat cream cheese 4 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula. Add sugar and salt and beat 1 minute on high. Reduce speed to low. Add eggs, sour cream, lime peel and juice and, if desired, 1 drop food coloring. Beat just until blended and almost smooth.

2. Remove lid from pie crust; set aside to use later. Pour cream cheese mixture into crust. Bake 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool cheesecake completely on wire cooling rack. Replace lid on cheesecake. Refrigerate at least 6 hours or up to 2 days in advance. Cut into wedges to serve.


Each serving: about 416 calories, 27 g total fat (16 g saturated),
130 mg cholesterol, 364 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate,
1 g fiber, 7 g protein