Refrigerator Cheesecake

From: (Mostly Harmless)

Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1993 23:34:32 GMT

        This is a basic refrigerator cheesecake.  You can add fruit
toppings, etc.  It comes from the Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese
Cheesecakes cookbook.  

                        Cool and Creamy Cheesecake

        1 cup graham cracker crumbs
        1/4 cup sugar
        1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margerine, melted

        1 envelope unflavored gelatin
        1/4 cup cold water
        1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
        1/2 cup sugar
        3/4 cup milk
        1/4 cup lemon juice
        1 cup whipping cream, whipped

        Mix crumbs, sugar, and butter; press into bottom of a 9-inch
        springform pan.

        Soften gelatin in water, stir over low heat until disolved.
        Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed with electric
        mixer until blended.
        Gradually add gelatin, milk, and juice.
        Refreigerate until slightly thickened.
        Fold in whipped cream.
        Pour over crust.
        Refrigerate until firm.
        (If desired, top with fruit just before serving.)


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