Bless-your-heart Cheesecake Recipe

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Bless-Your-Heart Cheesecake

Jamie Ball

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@cadesmom



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Ingredients

1 pkg
unflavored gelatin
1/2 c
non-fat milk
16 oz
cottage cheese, lowfat
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
orange peel, grated
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 c
fresh strawberry halves
1 c
raspberries
1/4 c
raspberry preserves, seedless
1 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over milk; set aside to soften, about 5 minutes.
2
Place saucepan over very low heat; cook, stirring constantly until gelatin is completely dissolved, 3 to 5 minutes; remove from heat; cool slightly.
3
In food processor fitted with metal blade or in blender, process cottage cheese, sugar, orange peel and salt until smooth.
4
With processor running, slowly add gelatin mixture.
5
Spoon mixture into a 9-inch (6 1/2-cup) heart-shaped baking pan or an 8 x 1 1/2-inch round baking pan.
6
In a small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and butter; sprinkle over cheesecake mixture.
7
Cover and refrigerate until firm, 2 to 3 hours.
8
To unmold, using a metal spatula or knife, loosen edge around pan; quickly dip into warm water; unmold onto a serving platter.
9
Arrange strawberries and raspberries in rows across cheesecake.
10
In a small saucepan, heat raspberry preserves and water until melted; brush over berries.
11
Refrigerate until preserves are cold, about 30 minutes.
12
(If a round pan is used, arrange berries to resemble a heart.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy