Orange White Chocolate Cheesecake
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
- 2 cups Nestle Toll House Premier White Morsels
- 2 pkg (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 2 tbs grated orange peel
- Fresh orange slices and chocolate graham cracker crumbs (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes; cook in pan on wire rack.
Combine orange juice and gelatin in small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until gelatin dissolves.
Melt morselsin medium, uncovered, microwave safe bowl on 70% power. for 1 minute; stir; the morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10-15 second intervals, stirring just until melted.
Beat cream cheese and sugar in large mixer bowl until combined. Gradually stir in gelatin mixture and melted morsels.
Beat whipping cream in small bowl until soft peaks from. Gently fold whipped cream and filling over crust. Cover. Refrigerate for 6 to 24 hours or until firm. Garnish with orange slices and chocolate graham cracker crumbs. If desired, remove side of pan.
Makes 10 to 12 servings.