No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

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Robin Spires

By
@Springrollz

This recipe was a winner in Taste Of Home's Gelatin Great contest. Quick and easy for summer!

Rating:

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Serves:
12
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2/3 c
    sugar
  • 2/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 pkg
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1 c
    lime juice (or key lime juice)
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 5
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp
    grated lime peel
  • 2 pkg
    (8 ounce each) cream cheese, at room temp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream

How to Make No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom and 2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over lime juice and cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Stir in the sugar, eggs and lime peel. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160°. Remove from the heat.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Gradually beat in gelatin mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes or until partially set, stirring occasionally.
    In a small bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold into lime mixture. Spoon into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until set. Just before serving, remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.

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About No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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