Whole-berry cranberry sauce and cherry JELL-O are the key ingredients in this Smart-Choice No-Bake Cran-Cherry Cheesecake. Fridge-ready in just 15 minutes!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 18 servings
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 pkg. (6 oz.) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
1 can (16 oz.) whole berry cranberry sauce
1-1/2 cups cold water
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar, divided
6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping, thawed
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
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Let's Make It
Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add cranberry sauce; stir until melted. Stir in cold water and cinnamon. Refrigerate 1-1/4 hours or until slightly thickened.
Meanwhile, mix graham crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Beat Neufchatel and remaining sugar in large bowl with whisk until blended. Stir in COOL WHIP and pineapple; spread over crust. Stir oranges into gelatin mixture; carefully pour over Neufchatel layer.
Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.
Prepare using 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Cranberry Flavor Gelatin.
How to Soften the Neufchatel Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of Neufchatel cheese on microwavable plate. Microwave on HIGH 15 sec. or just until slightly softened.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 18 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.