No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake

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Save this recipe for the holidays, ’cause when your oven is full of roasted turkey or glazed ham and all the trimmings, it’s nice to know you can make a cheesecake that doesn’t need any baking!

Serves: 9

Chilling Time: 3 hr
What You’ll Need:

3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup (½ stick) butter, melted
1 (0.25 ounces) envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup eggnog
1 cup (½ pint) heavy cream

What To Do:

In small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, nutmeg, and butter; mix well. Press into bottom of 8-inch-square baking dish; set aside.

In small saucepan, combine gelatin and water; stir over low heat 3 to 4 minutes, until dissolved. Remove from heat; set aside.

In large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, beat cream cheese and the remaining 1/4 cup sugar until well blended. Stir in dissolved gelatin and eggnog until well blended. Refrigerate 8 to 10 minutes, until slightly thickened.

In a medium-sized bowl, whip cream. Fold whipped cream into eggnog mixture, then pour over prepared crust, cover, and chill 3 to 4 hours before serving.

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