Light Cheesecake Recipes

Rich and decadent, cheesecake always hits the mark. The classic cheesecake has evolved over time into countless varieties. Whether your favorite features candy bars, liqueur, or berries, our diabetic cheesecake recipes will delight every palate while fitting into your meal plan. Indulge!

Orange Swirled Cheesecake

Sweet orange notes combine with hints of vanilla to create the unique flavor in this low-carb, diabetes-friendly cheesecake. Using fat-free milk, reduced-fat cream cheese, and low-fat Greek yogurt keeps this marbled beauty at just 5 grams of fat per serving.

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Lemon Cheesecake Bites

A delicate lemon flavor balances the rich creaminess of this low-cal, low-carb cheesecake. Top these bites with a little crunch in the form of pistachio nuts.

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Mini French Cheesecakes with Berries

Not only are these mini cheesecakes a hit at parties, but they'll also help you stay faithful to your diabetes meal plan. Big on flavors like almond and vanilla, they're topped with sweet berries and salty crushed pretzels.

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Berry Cheesecake Dessert

For a fun spin on the typical cheesecake, cover juicy berries with a decadent cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle crispy cookie pieces on top for a low-fat cheesecake dessert in a cup.

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Fluffy Peppermint Cheesecake

Refreshing peppermint makes this creamy, diabetes-friendly cheesecake light and airy. Topped with lacy chocolate shards, this cheesecake is worth the splurge.

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Chocolate-Drizzled Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

Creamy peanut butter and cheesecake blend perfectly in this low-carb dessert. Because these treats are made with rolled oats and whole wheat flour, you'll reap extra health benefits for just 13 grams of carb per serving.

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Cherry-Almond Cheesecake Bars

These scrumptious bars contain a perfect pairing of healthy dried cherries and almonds, and they're made with reduced-fat cream cheese for only 14 grams of carb apiece.

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No-Bake Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust and Mango Puree

Perfect for warm summer days, this dessert requires no hot oven! Plus, it's bursting with fresh fruit flavors like mango and lime.

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Raspberry-Mint Swirl Cheesecake

Experiment with different berries when making the sauce for this diabetes-friendly cheesecake. Low on the glycemic index, berries are excellent sources of antioxidants, and they bring added health benefits to this no-crust cheesecake dessert.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

Whip up this light, fluffy cheesecake in a snap using several prepared ingredients. Low in calories and cholesterol, this easy diabetic recipe requires no baking.

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Cranberry Phyllo Cheesecake

Made from layers of phyllo dough, the unique crust adds a surprising twist to this diabetic cheesecake recipe. Bonus: It requires less sugar than a graham cracker crust.

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Ricotta Cheesecake with Apple Topper

Light ricotta cheese and reduced-fat cream cheese keep this cheesecake recipe part of a healthy eating plan. Top the whole cheesecake to serve it to a crowd, or reserve the Apple Topper to add to individual slices.

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No-Bake Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

Make this creamy, diabetes-friendly cheesecake without ever turning on your oven. The pretty marbled design is made by swirling the white and chocolate mixtures together with a knife.

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Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

Using tofu in this low-cholesterol cheesecake mousse keeps the calories low and the texture creamy -- plus, it provides a good dose of protein.

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Phyllo-Crusted Melon Cheesecake

Melon wedges provide a refreshingly simple twist atop this creamy, low-carbcheesecake with a flaky phyllo crust.

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Italian Cheesecake

Gourmet-inspired spices such as anise seed and orange peel add extra-special flavor to this dessert. Beaten egg whites combined with ricotta cheese create the light, fluffy filling.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

Like rich pumpkin pie only creamier, this dessert is a perfect way to welcome fall guests. And with only 19 grams of carb per slice, you'll be able to enjoy it guilt-free.

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Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

Bite-size cocoa cakes satisfy big cravings with just 19 grams of carb. The fresh-fruit toppers add a classy touch.

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Berry-Topped Cheesecake

Layered with fruit, this cheesecake is a good source of vitamins A and C -- and it tastes as good as it looks.

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Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberries

While not a true cheesecake, this rich dessert uses gelatin to imitate the texture of cream cheese. Top this low-fat, low-cholesterol dessert with fresh strawberries, or substitute another favorite fruit.

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