Cranberry Cheesecake

Cranberry cheesecake

* Crust:
* 1/2  cup  sugar
* 1/3  cup  unsweetened cocoa
* 40  chocolate graham cracker sticks (about 3 ounces)
* 1  tablespoon  butter, melted
* 1  large egg white
* Cooking spray

* 1 1/2  cups  sugar
* 1/2  cup  orange juice
* 1/4  cup  fresh lemon juice
* 1  (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries
* 2  teaspoons  grated lemon rind
* 1  teaspoon  grated orange rind
* 1  large egg white

* 1  cup  sugar
* 2  (8-ounce) packages 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
* 1  (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
* 3/4  cup  fat-free milk
* 5  large egg whites

01.Preheat oven to 400°.

02.To prepare crust, combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely ground. Add butter and 1 egg white; pulse just until combined (do not form a ball). Firmly press crust mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes; cool on a wire rack.

03.Reduce oven temperature to 350°.

04.To prepare topping, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar and the next 3 ingredients (through fresh cranberries) in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 6 minutes or until cranberries pop and mixture thickens. Cool completely. Stir in rinds. Place 1 cup of cranberry mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Stir in 1 egg white. Set aside. Reserve remaining 1 1/2 cups cranberry mixture.

05.To prepare filling, combine 1 cup sugar and cream cheeses; beat with a mixer set at medium speed until smooth. Add milk; beat at low speed until blended. Add 5 egg whites; beat at low speed until blended. Pour filling mixture into prepared pan. Drizzle 1 cup cranberry puree over filling mixture. Swirl mixtures together using a knife. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until almost set in center. Turn oven off and partially open oven door; leave cheesecake in oven 30 minutes. Remove from oven; run a knife around outside edge. Cool to room temperature. Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight before serving. Serve with reserved 1 1/2 cups cranberry mixture.

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