Orange White Chocolate Cheesecake

Orange White Chocolate Cheesecake

Prep:
25 mins
Cooking:
10 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
360 mins
Yields:
10 to 12 servings

Orange White Chocolate Cheesecake is a velvety white chocolate cheesecake with a hint of orange. It is a sophisticated dessert that’s rich and satisfying. From the kitchen of Rosilene McLean, Fremont, MI.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 envelope (.25 oz.) unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated orange peel
  • Fresh orange slices and chocolate graham cracker crumbs (optional)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes; cool in pan on a wire rack.

COMBINE orange juice and gelatin in small saucepan. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until gelatin dissolves.

MELT morsels in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 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 form. Gently fold whipped cream and orange peel into cheese mixture. Pour 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.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/10 to 12 servings of recipe
  • Calories 570
  • Calories from Fat 380

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 42g 65%
  • Saturated Fat 28g 141%
  • Cholesterol 100mg 34%
  • Sodium 260mg 11%
  • Carbohydrates 41g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 31g
  • Protein 7g
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 4%

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