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No-Bake Low Fat Chocolate Cheesecake

1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup sugar
11 ounces lite or no-fat cream cheese - softened
1/4 cup butter or margarine (can be lite)
2 cups frozen whipped topping
1 9" graham cracker or chocolate pie crust

In a small microwave safe bowl, place the chocolate chips. Microwave on high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Set aside to cool. In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and butter until smooth on low speed. blend in melted chocoate; fold in whipped topping until blended; sppon mixture into pic crust. cover and chill until firm. You may also use small tart cups or mini pie shells to make individual servings.

For decorating, make a festive shape out of a paper doillie or parchment paper. Lay on chilled cake and sprinkle with colored sanding sugar. White chocolate can be substituted for chocolate chips when designing with sugar.