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Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake

 Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake
I made this for a Father's Day party, and it was a hit! I guarantee compliments when you serve this fantastic dessert. —Cher Anjema, Kleinburg, Ontario
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling


  • 38 ladyfingers, split
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, chilled
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Fresh strawberry and lime slices, optional


  • Arrange 22 split ladyfingers around the edges and 16 split
  • ladyfingers on the bottom of an ungreased 8-in. springform pan; set
  • aside. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold lime juice;
  • let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin
  • is completely dissolved; cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • Gradually beat in the melted chocolate, lime peel and gelatin
  • mixture. Fold in whipped cream. Pour into prepared pan. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Remove sides of pan. Garnish
  • with strawberry and lime slices if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 429 calories, 27 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 292 mg sodium,

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Refrigerator Lime Cheesecake (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 42 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.