Orange Cheesecake

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Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

This is a version of my mothers milnot cheesecake from the 70's that I have always liked but, I made it orange and added alittle chocolate.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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1 small
package orange jello
1 c
boiling water
3 c
honey graham cracker crumbs, (save 1/2c crumbs for top)
1/2 c
butter, melted
1 pkg
8oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
orange extract
1 can(s)
12oz. milnot evaporated milk, chilled
1/4 c
semi-sweet chocolate mini chips

How to Make Orange Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Make sure your milnot is cold in the fridge. In a medium bowl dissolve your orange jello in your boiling water and set it in the fridge to slightly chill.
  • 2Next, mix and set aside your 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup of dry cracker crumbs for top of cheesecake. Mix 2 1/2 cups of cracker crumbs with melted butter and press into 13x9 pan. Cream together your room temperature cream cheese, sugar, and orange extract until they are fluffy.
  • 3Add your slightly chilled jello to your cream cheese mixture and blend well. In a large bowl with a mixer beat your cold milnot milk until stiff and add jello mixture to milnot mixture on low to combine.
  • 4Pour filling over crust. Top with cracker/chips mixture and Refridgerate for 6 hours. This is a light and airy cheesecake that I hope you will enjoy.

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About Orange Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American




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