Easy Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake

The batter might in the Easy Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake might feel a little loose as you’re adding it to the pan—don’t worry! After a couple hours in the refrigerator the cheesecake dessert will be perfectly firm and creamy.

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Easy Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake. The batter might in the Easy Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake might feel a little loose as you're adding it to the pan—don't worry! After a couple hours in the refrigerator the cheesecake dessert will be perfectly firm and creamy. #orangecake #cheesecake

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Easy Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
FOR THE CRUST
  • 24 whole Golden Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 6 tbsp. melted butter
  • Pinch of kosher salt
FOR THE FILLING
  • 1 (3-oz.) box orange Jell-O
  • 1 c. boiling water
  • 2 c. whipped topping
  • 2 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ c. sour cream
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of kosher salt
FOR GARNISH
  • 1 c. whipped topping
  • 1 clementine, peeled and separated into segments
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together orange Jell-O and boiling water until Jell-O is completely dissolved.
  2. Set aside to cool completely.
  3. Make crust: In a medium bowl, mix together Oreo crumbs, butter, and salt.
  4. Press into the bottom of an 8" springform pan and up the sides.
  5. Make filling: In another large bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream until smooth, then add powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt.
  6. Fold whipped topping into cream cheese mixture, then pour half of mixture into cooled Jell-O. Whisk until smooth.
  7. Onto the crust, alternate pouring ¼ cup dollops of cream cheese and Jell-O mixtures until both mixtures are used up.
  8. Use a butter knife, gently swirl the layers.
  9. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours, or until firm.
  10. To serve: When firm, pipe dollops of whipped topping around the outside of the cheesecake.
  11. Top each dollop with a clementine segment, garnish with orange zest, and serve.

 

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