Key Lime Cheesecake
12
servings
50 min
PREP TIME
04 hrs 35 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

1/4 cup sugar

Filling

1 cup lime juice

1/4 cup water

2 (1/4-ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin

1 1/2 cups sugar

5 large Land O Lakes® Eggs slightly beaten

1 tablespoon freshly grated lime zest

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream whipped

Garnish

Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream whipped, if desired

Lime slices, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Stir together all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine lime juice and water in 2-quart saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 5 minutes to soften. Add sugar, eggs and lime zest. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 7-8 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine butter and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding hot lime mixture and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until cool.

  4. STEP 4

    Beat 1/2 cup whipping cream in chilled bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into lime mixture. Pour into prepared crust. Cover; refrigerate 3-4 hours or until firm.

  5. STEP 5

    Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan by running knife around inside of pan. Garnish top of cheesecake with whipped cream and lime slices, if desired. Store refrigerated.

Nutrition

460Calories
33Fat (mg)
180Cholesterol (mg)
330Sodium (mg)
37Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
7Protein (g)

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  July 20, 2016

Absolutely wonderful!!! I have made this cheesecake for years and always get rave reviews. I made it for our last staff meeting at work and my coworkers loved it. Now I am asked to make it for every staff meeting. It's so easy to make. I recommend this recipe to anyone in need of a refreshing yet decadent dessert.

— says Kimberly
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  November 21, 2015

Instead of graham cracker crumbs, I use Zwieback crumbs. It adds more richness to the "shell" - it's a *****-star recipe to begin with but the buttery Zwieback makes this recipe unique.

— says Julie
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