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Holiday Eggnog Cheesecake

No recipe image available.A festive, eggnog-flavored cheesecake with a nutmeg-scented graham cracker crust.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup commercially prepared eggnog
1 cup whipping cream, whipped

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, nutmeg, and melted butter; press onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Soften unflavored gelatin in cold water; stir over low heat until dissolved.
  3. In another bowl, combine cream cheese and remaining sugar; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until well blended. Gradually add the gelatin mixture and eggnog; mixing until blended.
  4. Chill until slightly thickened. Whip cream to soft peaks and fold into the thickened mixture. Pour over the crust and chill until firm.

Makes 12 servings.