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Gingerbread Cheesecake

Savor the flavor of your favorite holiday cookie with this too-good Gingerbread Cheesecake.

Gooseberry Patch APRIL 2012

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Ingredients

  • 50 Moravian spice or molasses thin wafer cookies
  • 1/2 c. butter, melted
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 T. orange zest
  • 2 T. orange juice
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar

Preparation

Crush cookies into fine crumbs; set aside 3 tablespoons. In a bowl, combine remaining crumbs and butter. Press into a greased 8" springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, combine eggs and sugar; mix well. Fold in cream cheese, zest and juice. Spread egg mixture over baked crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cool completely. In a bowl, combine sour cream and powdered sugar; spread over baked cake. Garnish with reserved cookie crumbs. Remove from springform pan before slicing. Serves 8 to 10.

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