It just makes sense mathematically: A double-layer dessert is double-layer yum! So it is with this creamy and fruity flavor cheesecake.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
1/4 cup butter, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 tsp. vanilla
4 egg s
1/3 cup JELL-O Black Cherry Flavor Gelatin (about 1/2 of 3-oz. pkg.)
1 tsp. zest and 2 tsp. juice from 1 lemon
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325ºF.
Combine graham crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
Pour half the batter into medium bowl; stir in dry gelatin mix. Pour over crust. Add lemon zest and juice to remaining batter; mix well. Carefully spoon over cherry layer in pan.
Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Garnish cheesecake with sliced kiwi and fresh raspberries.
How to Use Remaining Dry Gelatin Mix
Add 1/2 cup boiling water to remaining half package of dry gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in 1/2 cup cold water. Refrigerate several hours or until firm. Serve topped with thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 15g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.