Weight Watchers Recipes

Salted Dark Chocolate Cheesecake (Weight Watchers-Friendly)


Chocolate Cookie Crust:

  • 8 tablespoons melted light butter
  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar substitute (like Swerve or Monkfruit)

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake:

  • 2 (8-ounce) packages light cream cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar substitute (Swerve or Monkfruit)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 1 ounce unsweetened baker’s chocolate, melted

Melted Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt:

  • 1/2 cup Lily’s Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tablespoon light coconut oil
  • Sea salt to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Chocolate Cookie Crust:
    • Combine melted light butter, almond flour, cocoa powder, and powdered sugar substitute.
    • Press the dough into the bottom of a silicone muffin pan (or paper-lined muffin pan).
    • Pre-bake the crust for 7 minutes and allow it to cool COMPLETELY.
  3. Dark Chocolate Cheesecake:
    • In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, combine light cream cheese, eggs, powdered sugar substitute, cocoa powder, and vanilla until just barely incorporated.
    • Add melted baker’s chocolate and fat-free half-and-half. Mix until completely smooth; the mixture will be light and airy.
    • Spoon the mixture onto the cooled crust.
  4. Bake 15-18 minutes until the cheesecake has set.
    • Remove from the oven and allow the cheesecakes to cool completely.
  5. Melted Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt:
    • Melt Lily’s Dark Chocolate Chips and coconut oil, stirring until smooth.
    • Dip the top of the cheesecake into the melted chocolate and sprinkle with sea salt. Set aside to cool.

Weight Watchers Note:

  • Use light cream cheese and light butter to reduce SmartPoints.
  • Choose a powdered sugar substitute for a lower-calorie alternative.
  • Opt for fat-free half-and-half to reduce fat content.

Enjoy this Lightened-Up Salted Dark Chocolate Cheesecake while being mindful of your SmartPoints!

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