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       Title: Lime Delicious Cheesecake                                   
  Categories: cakes, desserts
       Yield: 10 servings    
 
   1 1/4 c  zwieback toast crumbs
     1/3 c  margarine, melted
     1/4 c  cold water
       3 ea large eggs, separated
   1 1/2 ts grated lime peel
       2 c  thawed whipped topping
       2 tb sugar
       1 ea env. unflavored gelatin
     1/4 c  lime juice
     1/2 c  sugar
      16 oz light neufchatel cheese,soft
 
   Combine crumbs, sugar and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch           
   spring- form pan.  Bake at 325 degrees F., 10 minutes.  Cool.              
                                                                              
   Soften gelatin in water, stir over low heat until dissolved.  Add          
   juice, egg yolks, 1/4 c sugar and peel; cook, stirring constantly,         
   over medium heat 5 minutes.  Cool.  Gradually add gelatin mixture to       
   the softened Light Neufchatel cheese, mixing at medium speed on            
   electric mixer, until well blended.  Stir in a few drops of green          
   food coloring, if desired.  Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually         
   add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form  Fold egg whites       
   and whipped topping into neufchatel cheese mixture, pour over crust.       
   Chill until firm.  Garnish with additional lime peel, if desired.          
   Posted by Sarah Gruenwald 12/96                                            
                                
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