*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Lime Delicious Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4  cups          zwieback toast crumbs
    2      tablespoons   sugar
      1/3  cup           margarine -- melted
    1      envelope      unflavored gelatin
      1/4  cup           cold water
      1/4  cup           lime juice
    3                    eggs -- separated
      1/2  cup           sugar
    1 1/2  teaspoons     grated lime peel
    2      packages      (8 oz.) Light Neufchatel cheese -- soft
                         Few drops green food coloring -- optional
    2      cups          frozen whipped topping -- thawed
 
  Combine crumbs, sugar and margarine; press onto bottom of 9 inch springform pa
 n. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.  Cool.
 
  Soften gelatin in water; stir over low heat until dissolved.  Add juice, egg y
 olks, 1/4 cup sugar and peel; cook stirring constantly, over medium heat 5 minu
 tes.  Cool.  Gradually add gelatin mixture to neufchatel cheese, mixing at medi
 um speed on electric mixer until well blended.  Stir in food coloring.
 
  Beat egg whites until foamy; gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stif
 f peaks form.  Fold egg whites and whipped topping into neufchatel cheese mixtu
 re; pour over crust.  Chill until firm.  Garnish with additional lime peel, if 
 desired.  10-12 servings.
 
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