STAND 14 of the cookies, with sides touching, around side of 9-inch springform pan. Chop remaining cookies; sprinkle onto bottom of pan. Set aside.
STIR boiling water into dry gelatin in small bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved; cool slightly.
PLACE gelatin and cottage cheese in blender container; cover. Blend until smooth; pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set. Top with whipped topping, fruit and mint just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.