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       Title: Orange Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheesecakes
       Yield: 10 servings
  
       1    Graham cracker crust
            -(9-inch)
            =see recipe for crust
      11 oz Mandarin oranges
     1/4 c  Cointreau
            Or other orange flavored
            -liqueur
      32 oz Cream cheese; softened
       2 tb Orange rind; fine grated
       2 ts Orange extract
       1 ts Vanilla extract
   1 1/3 c  Sugar
       4    Eggs
     1/2 c  Orange juice
       4 ts Cornstarch
  
   Recipe by: Southern Living
   Preparation Time: 0:20
   Press Graham Cracker Crust mixture into a 10-inch
   springform pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes; cool.
   Drain mandarin oranges, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.  Combine
   mandarin oranges and Cointreau; stir gently.  Set aside,
   stirring occasionally. Combine cream cheese, orange rind,
   and flavorings in a large mixing bowl; beat at high speed
   of an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar,
   beating well.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after
   each addition.
   
   Pour filling into prepared pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 50
   minutes or until cheesecake is almost set.  Turn oven off,
   and partially open oven door; leave cake in oven 30
   minutes.  Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack;
   chill at least 8 hours. Drain mandarin orange mixture,
   reserving Cointreau.  Arrange mandarin oranges on top of
   cheesecake. Combine reserved mandarin orange liquid,
   reserved Cointreau, orange juice, and cornstarch in a
   saucepan; stir well.  Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or
   until thickened; cool slightly.  Spoon glaze over top of
   cheesecake; chill.  Yield:  10 to 12 servings.
  
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