Festive Irish Cream Cheesecake Recipe

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Festive Irish Cream Cheesecake

Diane Raymond

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Ingredients

1 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
butter, melted
1 pkg
unflavored gelatin (1 envelope)
1/2 c
cold water
1 c
sugar
3 large
eggs, separated
16 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 Tbsp
bourbon
1 c
whipping cream, whipped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
2
Soften gelatin in water, stir over low heat until dissolved.
3
Blend in 3/4 cup sugar and beaten egg yolks; cook stirring constantly, over low heat, 3 minutes.
4
Combine cream cheese and cocoa, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
5
Gradually add gelatin mixture and bourbon, mixing until well blended.
6
Chill until thickened, but not set.
7
Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually adding the remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
8
Fold egg whites and whipped cream into cheese mixture and pour over crust.
9
Chill until firm.
10
Garnish with chocolate curls and small silver candy balls, if desired.
11
VARIATION: Substitute 2 tablespoons cold coffee for bourbon or if you want something festive for St. Patrick's Day, try Bailey's!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy