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Refrigerator Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Softened butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 2 Tablespoon, grated
  Cottage cheese 3 Cup (48 tbs), creamed
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl blend cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter together.
2. Press firmly into even layer on bottom of springform pan and chill.
3. Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup water.
4. In top of double boiler beat egg yolks slightly and add 1 cup sugar, milk and salt.
5. Cook, stirring over hot water until mixture thickens.
6. Stir in gelatin and remove from heat.
7. In a bowl combine lemon rind, cottage cheese and lemon juice and stir in gelatin mixture.
8. Refrigerate until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.
9. Beat egg whites until frothy.
10. Beat in 1/4 cup sugar gradually until mixture forms stiff peaks.
11. Fold into cottage cheese mixture and fold in whipped cream.
12. Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate until firm.

SERVING
13. Remove from pan place on serving dish and serve with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake, Cracker
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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