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       Title: Gala Apricot Cheesecake
  Categories: Cheesecakes
       Yield: 10 servings
  
   2 1/4 c  Quick Oats, Uncooked              1/2 c  Granulated Sugar
     1/3 c  Brown Sugar, Packed                 2 tb Brandy
       3 tb Unbleached All-purpose Flour      1/2 c  Dried Apricots, Fine Chop
     1/3 c  Margarine, Melted                   1 c  Whipping Cream, Whipped
       1 ea Env. Unflavored Gelatin            10 oz (1 Jr) Apricot Preserves
     1/3 c  Cold Water                          1 tb Brandy
      16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened         
  
   Combine oats, brown sugar, flour and margarine, press onto bottom of 9-inch
   springform pan.  Bake at 350 degrees F., 15 minutes.  Cool
   Soften gelatin in water; stir over low heat until dissolved.  Combine Cream
   Cheese and granulated sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until
   well blended.  Gradually add gelatin and brandy to cream cheese mixture
   mixing until well blended.  Chill until slightly thickened; fold in
   apricots and whipped cream.  Pour into crust; chill until firm.
   Heat combined preserves and brandy over low heat; cool.  Spoon over cheese-
   cake.
   VARIATION:
   Substitute Neufchatel cheese for Cream Cheese
  
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