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No-Bake Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debra Cade

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 oz. vanilla wafers
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar, divided
4 tbl unsalted butter, melted
2 (8 oz. each) packages cream cheese, softened to room temperature
2 cups heavy cream
1 box (3 oz.) orange jello
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Zest of one orange

Directions:
Directions:
Pulse vanilla wafers in a food processor until it resembles crumbs. Add 1/2 cup granulated sugar and melted butter, pulsing to combine.

Spray a 9-inch spring form pan generously with cooking spray and press mixture into bottom of the pan and slightly up the sides. Chill in the freezer for at least 30 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese and 1 cup granulated sugar with a hand-held mixer until smooth and creamy. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, whisk together orange jello and boiling water until dissolved and set aside.

In a separate medium bowl, whip heavy cream, vanilla extract, and confectioners sugar until stiff peaks form. Combine half of the whipped cream mixture with the orange jello mixture and the other half with the cream cheese mixture.

Alternate spreading each mixture into the pan, starting with the cream cheese mixture and ending with whipped cream.

Chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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