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Nutrition Information:Calories: 195
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 25 g
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 227 mg
Fiber: 1 g
|1||Preheat oven to 350 degrees.|
|2||In a sealed plastic bag, crush cookies with a rolling pin to make crumbs. Spray an 8-inch springform or loose-botttomed baking pan with nonstick spray.|
|3||Press cookie crumbs on to base of pan. Bake for 8 minutes.|
|4||In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar together, mixing until smooth.|
|5||Add egg and mix well. Beat in egg whites one at a time.|
|6||Add peppermint extract and, if desired, food coloring to make a light pink color.|
|7||Pour cream cheese mixture into pan. Place cheesecake in a shallow roasting pan. Add enough hot water to cover the base of the roasting pan.|
|8||The steam will help stop the cheesecake from cracking. Bake for 30-35 minutes until center is almost set.|
|9||Cool in pan for 15 minutes, then remove from pan (leaving it on the base). Cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Serve chilled.|
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