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       Title: Festove Irish Cream Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Irish
       Yield: 10 servings
  
       1 c  Graham Cracker Crumbs               3 ea Large Eggs, Separated
     1/4 c  Sugar                              16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
     1/4 c  Margarine, melted                   2 tb Cocoa
       1 ea Env. Unflavored Gelatin             2 tb Bourbon
     1/2 c  Cold Water                          1 c  Whipping Cream, Whipped
       1 c  Sugar                          
  
   Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and margarine; press onto bottom of
   9-inch springform pan.
   Soften gelatin in water, stir over low heat until dissolved.  Blend in 3/4
   cup sugar and beaten egg yolks; cook stirring constantly, over low heat,
   3 minutes.  Combine cream cheese and cocoa, mixing at medium speed on
   electric mixer until well blended.  Gradually add gelatin mixture and
   bourbon, mixing until well blended.  Chill until thickened, but not set.
   Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually adding the remaining sugar, beating
   until stiff peaks form.  Fold egg whites and whipped cream into cheese
   mixture and pour over crust.  Chill until firm.  Garnish with chocolate
   curls and small silver candy balls, if desired.
   VARIATION:
   Substitute 2 T cold coffee for bourbon.
  
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