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                      IT'S-A-SNAP CHEESECAKE (NO-BAKE)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cakes
                 Cheese/Eggs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    Envelope unflavored gelatine
      1/2   c            Sugar
    1       c            Boiling water
    2       pk           (8 oz ea) cream cheese,
                         -softened
    1       t            Vanilla (opt)
    1                    9-inch graham cracker crust
 
   In a large bowl, mix the unflavored gelatine and
   sugar; add boiling water and stir until gelatine is
   completely dissolved.  With electric mixer, beat in
   cream cheese and vanilla until smooth.  Pour into
   prepared crust; chill until firm, about 2 hours.  Top,
   if desired, with fresh or canned fruit.
   
   Variations:
   
   Marbled Cheesecake:  Before chilling, marble in 1/3
   cup chocolate fudge, butterscotch, or your favorite
   flavor ice cream topping.
   
   Lemon or Almond Cheesecake:  Substitute 1/2 to 3/4 tsp
   lemon or almond extract for vanilla extract.
   
   Fruit 'n' Creamy Cheesecake:  Chill cheesecake for 10
   minutes, then swirl in 1/3 cup strawberry or raspberry
   preserves.
   
   Sunshine Cheesecake:  Substitute 1/2 tsp orange
   extract for vanilla extract and add 1 tsp grated
   orange rind.
   
   Recipe From 'Best Recipes From the Backs of Boxes,
   Bottles, Cans, and Jars' 1979.  Originally published
   by the Knox Gelatine people.
  
 
 
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