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Orange Cheesecake Pie with Orange Glaze

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Ingredients

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Crust

  • 1 Graham Cracker Crust – premade
  • 2 Tblsp. of butter melted

Filling

  • 2 packages of cream cheese – 1/3 less fat – Neufchatel
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 Tblsp. of grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice or 1 fresh-squeezed orange
  • 2&1/2 Tblsp. of Orange Gelatin – such as Jello

Glaze

  • 1/3 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 Tblsp. corn starch
  • 1 cup of orange juice – or approximately 3-4 fresh squeezed oranges

Instructions

Crust

If you do not have a pre-made crust

If you do not have a pre-made graham cracker crust…

  • Use a food processor to crumble the graham crackers
  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix the graham cracker crumbs, sure, and melted butter
  • Press the graham cracker /butter mixture into a 9-inch pie plate
  • Bake the crust for 10 minutes and allow to cool

Filling

  1. In a large mixing bowl or using an electric mixer, blend the cream cheese, sugar, and zest
  2. In a medium saucepan, over med/high heat, pour 1/4 cup of orange juice (or 1 squeezed orange), let boil, and remove from heat
  3. Stir in the orange gelatin – let cool for a few minutes until slightly thickened
  4. Add the gelatine mixture to the cream cheese mixture, and blend well
  5. Pour that over the crust
  6. Cover and refrigerate for about 4 hours or overnight

Glaze Topping

  1. In a small saucepan combine the sugar and cornstarch
  2. Add the 1 cup of orange juice or juice from 3-4 fresh squeezed oranges
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for a minute, or until the mixture thickens up – let cool completely
  4. Pour over chilled cheesecake pie, and serve immediately or you cover and refrigerate until the glaze has cooled completely before serving

Notes

  • The filling will be more like a thickened pudding than a firm cheesecake filling