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Cheesecake À La Orange

Cheesecake À La OrangeThis special cheesecake features delicious semi-sweet and white chocolate flavors combined with a refreshing orange taste that is perfect for entertaining.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 10 crackers)
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® SWIRLED™ Semi-Sweet & Premier White Morsels - divided use
1/2 cup orange juice
1 (7 gram) envelope unflavored gelatin
2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 tablespoons grated orange peel

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle 1/2 cup Swirled Morsels over cooled crust.
  4. Combine orange juice and gelatin in small saucepan over low heat until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat; set aside.
  5. Melt white 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.
  6. 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 1/4 cup Swirled Morsels. Cover; refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight. Remove side of pan.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 370 Calories from Fat: 230 Total Fat: 25 g Saturated Fat: 17 g Cholesterol: 45 mg Sodium: 180 mg Carbohydrates: 33 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 26 g Protein: 5 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.