Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake

This Orange Creamsicle Cheesecake is a no bake recipe. With a vanilla wafer cookie crust and layer of delicious orange creamy cheesecake filling, it makes the perfect summer dessert for any occasion.

11 oz. vanilla wafer cookies

1 1/2 cups sugar, divided

4 Tbsp. melted butter

16 oz. cream cheese, softened

16 oz. heavy cream

1 3.3 oz. box orange gelatin

1 cup boiling water

zest from 1 orange

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 cup powdered sugar

Place vanilla wafers in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Add 3/4 cup sugar and melted butter and pulse to mix completely.

Grease the bottom and sides of a 9 inch springform pan. Press mixture onto the bottom and slightly up the sides of pan. Place in freezer for 30 minutes.

Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar until smooth.

In a medium bowl, combine gelatin and boiling water. Whisk until dissolved. Set aside.

Zest orange and set aside.

Whip heavy cream powdered sugar and vanilla until stiff peaks form. Add half to cooled gelatin, add orange zest and whisk to blend. Set aside.

Fold the remainder of whipped cream mixture into cream cheese mixture.

Spread 1/2 of cream cheese mixture over crust.

Pour 2 cups of orange whipped cream mixture over cream cheese mixture.

Gently spread remaining cream cheese mixture over orange mixture.

Pour remaining orange whipped cream mixture over cream cheese mixture.

If desired, take a butter knife and gently glide through cream cheese layers to swirl.

Refrigerate for at least 6 hours before serving.

Serves 8-10

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