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                        CRANBERRY EGGNOG CHEESECAKE
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cheesecakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2                Coconut bar cookies --
    6       tb           Butter -- melted
    1       c            Sugar -- divided
    2                    Env unflavored gelatin
      1/4   ts           Salt
    4                    Eggs -- separated
    1 1/2   c            Dairy eggnog
   16       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1       tb           Orange peel -- grated
    1       t            Vanilla
      1/2   ts           Cream of tartar
    1       c            Whipping cream
   16       oz           Jellied cranberry sauce
   For crust Preheat oven to 350 oF Combine cookie crumbs
   and butter. Press onto bottom & part way up sides of
   9-inch springform pan. Bake 8-10 min. or until golden.
   Cool completely For filling: Combine 1/2 cup sugar,
   gelatin & salt in a medium-sized heavy saucepan. Beat
   egg yolks slightly & and combine with eggnog;
   gradually stir into gelatin i mixture. Cook over low
   to med heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin is
   dissolved & thickened. Do not boil. Remove from heat &
   cool slightly. Beat cream cheese, orange peel &
   vanilla until fluffy. Stir in cooked mixture till well
   blended. Refrigerate until mixture mounds when dropped
   from a spoon. Beat egg whites and cream of tarter till
   frothy. Gradually beat in remaining 1/2 c sugar; beat
   till stiff and glossy. Beat cream until stiff peaks
   form . Fold whites and whipped cream into cream cheese
   mixture. Puree cranberry sauce in food processor or
   blender till smooth. Spoon 1/3 of cream cheese mixture
   into crust. Top with 1/3 cranberry puree. Swirl
   cranberry mixture into cream cheese mixture using a
   spatula. Repeat layers twice. Refrigerate Several
   hours or overnight. To serve: Place cake on serving
   plate. Loosen sides of cake with a spatula. Carefully
   remove sides of pan. Refrigerate till serving time.
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