Festive Irish Cream Cheesecake

Cari Blowers


Only one word "yummy"


★★★★★ 2 votes

25 Min
4 Hr 25 Min


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  • 1 c
    honey maid graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar, divided
  • 1/4 c
    (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1
    envelope knox unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 c
    cold water, divided
  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz. each) philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    irish cream liqueur
  • 1
    (8 oz.) cool whip whipped topping, thawed
  • 2
    square baker’s semi-sweet chocolate (for chocolate curls)

How to Make Festive Irish Cream Cheesecake


  1. MIX crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar and the butter; press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch spring form pan.
  2. SPRINKLE gelatin over 1/4 cup of the water in small saucepan; let stand 1 min. Cook on low heat 3 min. or until gelatin is completely dissolved, stirring constantly.
  3. BEAT cream cheese, remaining 1-cup sugar and the cocoa in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add gelatin mixture, remaining 1/4-cup water and the liqueur; refrigerate until slightly thickened. Gently stir in the whipped topping; pour over crust. Refrigerate several hours or until firm. Top with chocolate curls just before serving. Store in refrigerator

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About Festive Irish Cream Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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