Friday, April 24, 2015

Easy Cheesecake A'la Orange

Total Time: 30 mins Preparation Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 10 mins


  • Servings: 16
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 10 crackers)
  • 1/3 cup butter or 1/3 cup margarine, melted
  • 3/4 cup nestle semi-sweet and chocolate swirled chocolate morsels, divided
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 (7 g) envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups nestlã‰â® toll houseâ® premier morsels
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest


  • 1 preheat oven to 350°f combine graham cracker crumbs and butter in medium bowl. press crumb mixture onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • 2 bake for 10 minutes. cool completely in pan on wire rack. sprinkle 1/2 cup swirled morsels over cooled crust.
  • 3 combine orange juice and gelatin in small saucepan over low heat until gelatin dissolves. remove from heat; set aside.
  • 4 melt morsels in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on medium-high (70%) power for 1 minute; stir. morsels may retain some of their original shape. if necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. cool slightly.
  • 5 combine cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. gradually beat in gelatin mixture, melted morsels and orange peel. gently fold in whipped topping. pour filling over morsels; smooth top. sprinkle with remaining swirled morsels. cover; refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight. remove side of pan.

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