Creamy Yogurt Cheese Cake

Sure, it seems like your everyday cheese cake but there’s a delicious twist with the addition of Greek nonfat yogurt!

  • 20 Minutes
  • 50 Minutes
  • 12 Servings
  • PRINT
Creamy Yogurt Cheese Cake
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups ground cookie crumbs
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 c butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract*
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 3 cups Oikos® Greek 0% plain or vanilla
Directions

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Rest Time: 2-3 hours

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.

  1. Combine the ground cookies, 1/4 cup sugar and the melted butter in a small bowl. Press into the bottom of a lightly greased 9” spring form pan.
  2. Beat together the eggs and the remaining 1 c sugar. Add the vanilla and flour and mix to blend thoroughly. Gently whisk in the yogurt. Pour batter into the prepared pan, and bake 45-50 minutes or until barely set in center. Turn oven off and cool cake in oven.
  3. Bring cake to room temperature, then refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Serve cake with berries.

Variations:

Citrus: Add 1 Tbsp. orange zest and 2 tsp. lemon zest to the batter
Mocha: use chocolate cookie crumbs in crust and add 1 Tbsp. instant espresso, dissolved, to the batter