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No Bake Lime Cheesecake Recipe

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Added: Monday, August 20, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg (11 oz) coconut Macaroons, broken
3 tbsp butter
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 c sugar
4 egg, separated
2 tbsp water
2 tsp grated lime peel
1/2 c lime juice
16 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 c heavy cream, whipped, divided

Directions:
Directions:
Whirl macaroons in food processor or blender until coarse crumbs . In medium skillet melt butter; stir in crumbs,. Stir over medium heat until lightly toasted; cool slightly. Press half the mixture onto bottom of greased 8 inch springform pan; chill. In medium size heavy saucepan or top of double boiler mix gelatin with sugar. Beat egg yolks with water; blend into gelatin mixture. Stir over low heat or over simmering water about 5 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in lime peel and juice; cool slightly. In large bowl beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy; gradually beat in gelatin mixture until well blended. In medium bowl beat egg whites just until soft peaks form; gradually beat in powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold whites into cream cheese mixture. Set aside 1/2 cup whipped cream for garnish; fold remaining whipped cream into cream cheese mixture, blending thoroughly. Pour half the filling into prepared pan; sprinkle evenly with all but 2 tablespoons remaining crumbs. Pour remaining filling on top; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons crumbs. Cover; chill overnight. Dip metal spatula or thin knife in hot water; run around edges of cake to loosen from pan. Remove sides of pan; garnish with reserved whipped cream and lime slices. Keep chilled until serving time.

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Makes 10 servings

 

 

 

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