Fruit Salad Cheesecake Recipe

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Fruit Salad Cheesecake

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

a friend of mine that works at the school gave me this recipe i made it tonight for the first time and to my surprise everyone loved it


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Serves:

8

Prep:

24 Hr

Ingredients

1 1/2
vanilla wafers
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

FOR FILLING:

1 c
(20 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
cold water
2
envelopes unflavored gelatin
8 oz
cream cheese, cubed
1 1/2 c
halved seedless grapes
1 can(s)
mandarin oranges, drained and cut in half (11 oz)
1 jar(s)
maraschino cherries, drained and roughly chopped
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
2 c
cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in a small bowl, combine vanilla wafer crumbs and melted butter.
2
press into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. set aside.
3
in a small saucepan, cook crushed pineapple and sugar over medium heat for 5 minutes or until heated through.
4
place cold water in a small bowl and sprinkle with gelatin, let stand for 1 minute.
5
stir gelatin mixture into the warm pineapple mixture. reduce heat to low and add cubed cream cheese.
6
cook and stir until cream cheese is melted and the mixture is well blended. remove from heat and cool completely.
7
stir in grapes, mandarin oranges, cherries and pecans into the cooled cream cheese mixture.
8
fold in the cool whip. pour into prepared pan. cover and refrigerate overnight.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy