Berry Cheese Torte
Total TimePrep: 40 min. + chilling
- 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies (about 20 cookies)
- 3/4 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 25 wafers)
- 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
- 1-3/4 cups white grape juice
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs, wafer crumbs, walnuts and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
- In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over grape juice; let stand 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved. Cover and refrigerate until partially set, about 45 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread into crust.
- Place berries in a large bowl; add gelatin mixture and gently stir to coat. Spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 273 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 196mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.
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Jul 21, 2012
This is super simple to make and tastes AMAZING! I did not have any trouble with it setting up, just followed the directions and have made it many times.
May 9, 2011
The gelatin did not set for mine for quite a while, maybe an hour and a half. Other than that, nice light treat for spring/summer!
Aug 31, 2009
I put it in the freezer after 45 minutes and it partially set up 15 minutes later.
Aug 16, 2009
Help! The white grape juice and gelatin doesn't partially set, even after an hour in the refrigerator. Is 1-3/4 cup of juice too much? Thanks!