Cherry Cheesecake Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Snacks, Desserts
Cherry Cheesecake Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

Cheesecake and ice cream – two indulgences that are universally adored. The creamy richness of cheesecake, with its signature tang, is a dessert that has stood the test of time. Ice cream, on the other hand, is a timeless treat that can be enjoyed in any season, with its endless array of flavors and textures. Both desserts have their unique allure, but what if we could bring together the best of both worlds?

Well, we are thrilled to introduce you to a recipe that does just that! A Cherry Cheesecake Cottage Cheese Ice Cream – a harmonious blend of cheesecake’s luxurious creaminess and the refreshingly sweet sensation of ice cream, all packed into one delightful scoop.

This isn’t your average ice cream recipe. It’s an exquisite fusion of key ingredients like cottage cheese, honey, cream cheese and frozen cherries that not only makes it irresistibly delicious, but also sets it apart from traditional ice cream recipes.

The cottage cheese adds a unique texture and depth of flavor, while the honey provides a natural sweetness that beautifully complements the tartness of the cherries. The cream cheese, meanwhile, lends that unmistakable cheesecake richness that we all love.

But the best part? This Cherry Cheesecake Cottage Cheese Ice Cream is a healthier alternative to typical ice creams and desserts. It’s lighter, less calories, and yet doesn’t compromise on flavor – a win-win situation for all dessert lovers out there!

So, if you’re curious to know how this heavenly creation comes together, stick around! You’re in for a treat as we delve into the process of making this ice cream that’s bound to become your new favorite dessert. Trust us, once you’ve tried this, you’ll never look at cheesecake or ice cream the same way again!

This recipe makes six servings. On a Nutrisystem plan? Log this recipe as one PowerFuel and one Extra in your NuMi app journal.

If you enjoyed this frozen treat, you’ll love our recipe for Strawberry Peach Cottage Cheese Ice Cream! >

Servings: 6

Calories per Serving: 122

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 oz. cream cheese, low fat
  • 1 cup frozen cherries

Directions:

  1. In a blender, add the cottage cheese and honey. Blend until the cottage cheese is whipped and smooth, then blend in the cream cheese and ½ cup of the frozen cherries.
  2. Add the remaining ½ cup of cherries and pulse to break them up into smaller pieces.
  3. Transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 1-2 hours.
  4. When ready to eat, remove from freezer. If completely frozen, let it sit for 10-20 minutes to thaw out before scooping.
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