Mandarin Orange Cheesecake Recipe
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Mandarin Orange Cheesecake Recipe

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Chocolate, cream cheese and orange flavors blend beautifully in this diminutive cheesecake from Susan Manning of Detroit, Michigan. Try it when you crave a homemade treat!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 5 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 5 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup crushed chocolate wafers (about 8 wafers)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained

Nutritional Facts

213 calories: 1 piece, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0g fiber), 5g protein .


  1. In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, butter and sugar. Press onto the bottom and 1/2 in. up the sides of an ungreased 6-in. springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and marmalade until blended. Fold in whipped topping. Arrange two-thirds of the oranges over the crust. Spread with cream cheese mixture. Decorate with remaining oranges. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mandarin Orange Cheesecake in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p63

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2009

"This was easy to make, the cheesecake filling doesn't have much of an orange flavor but with the oranges in the bottom it tastes great. I added 1 Tbs. of sugar to the filling, it was not sweet at all."

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