Grandma's Cheese Torte Cheesecake (unbaked)

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Cindy Shover

By
@wnxcinderss

This recipe isn't for beginners but everyone and I mean everyone in my family enjoyed this dessert on Easter. Grandma would always make this every year. Not sure where this recipe came from but I'm almost certain she found it in a newspaper or magazine.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
9x13 pan
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    knox unflavored gelatin (2 envelopes)
  • 2
    egg yolks, reserve whites
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2
    8oz. packages of cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    cold water
  • 2
    egg whites stiffly beaten
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 pt
    40% whipping cream
  • 1 jar(s)
    maraschino cherries (optional)
  • 22
    graham crakers (crushed) for crust
  • 1/3 c
    melted butter or margerine

How to Make Grandma's Cheese Torte Cheesecake (unbaked)

Step-by-Step

  1. In small bowl, pour in cold water and sprinkle with Knox gelatin.
  2. In mixing bowl, beat egg yolks slightly, add sugar, salt and milk. Cook over boiling water until like custard. Add water/gelatin mix into hot mixture and stir till dissolved and cool.
  3. In another bowl beat softened cream cheese and vanilla. Then add to cooled mixture.
  4. Finally whip, egg whites till stiff add in whipped cream and fold into mixture.
  5. Graham cracker crust:

    Mix crushed graham crackers with 1/3 cup melted butter or margerine. Line bottom of pan with graham cracker mix into a slightly greased 9x13 pan.
  6. Pour mixture over crust and cover with additional dry graham crackers.
  7. Refrigerate for 8 hours.

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