Mini Phyllo Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

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Light Desserts: Mini Phyllo Raspberry Cheesecake Bites
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One of my favorite things to do with our 15 year old daughter, Celia, is to develop new dessert recipes. Usually we come up with the concept together and then she creates the recipe, and the whole family enjoys tasting and rating them.

I’ve wanted to create light desserts to go in Mini Fillo Shells (we used Athens brand) and we thought a healthy little cheesecake bite would be delightful. These are fun to make and eat—I like to pop the whole thing in my mouth to enjoy the combination of crunchy, creamy and tart all in one bite.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 15
  • 15 mini fillo shells (sold frozen)
  • ¾ cup nonfat Greek yogurt, or use 2% or whatever you have
  • ¼ cup whipped cream cheese
  • 4 tsp. powdered sugar (sometimes called confectioners sugar)
  • 15 fresh raspberries
  1. If frozen, thaw the shells at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Remove the shells from the package and place them on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 5 minutes until crisp, and allow them to cool for a few minutes. (Baking the shells isn’t strictly necessary but it makes them extra crispy.)
  5. Meanwhile, whisk together the yogurt, cream cheese and sugar.
  6. Put a spoonful (about 2 tsp.) of the mixture in the bottom of each shell, and top it with 1 raspberry
  7. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours (the shells will get soggy, so they are best eaten immediately).
Whether or not you celebrate Shavuot, we hope you enjoy the Raspberry Cheesecake Bites.

This recipe is republished here with permission from the author. The original recipe may be found here.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 40 Fat: 2g Saturated fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 3.5 Sugar: 1.5g Sodium: 34.5mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 1.5g Cholesterol: 4mg

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Aviva Goldfarb is a family dinner expert and founder of The Six O’Clock Scramble, an online dinner planning solution for busy parents, a Today Show contributor, author of the acclaimed Six O’Clock Scramble cookbooks, and frequently appears in media such as The Katie Show, The Washington Post, O Magazine, Real Simple, Working Mother, Prevention and more.


Aviva is currently working on a meal planning cookbook for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes to be published by the American Diabetes Association.


Aviva treasures dinner time with her family but was fed up with the stress of having so little time to decide what to make and cook healthy meals that everyone would like. So she created an online family dinner planner for busy parents like her that takes the Scramble out of 6:00 with a weekly dinner plan and grocery list delivered right to their email inbox or phone.

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