No-Bake 7-Up Lemon Cheesecake With Strawberry Glaze

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

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DIRECTIONS

  • CRUST: Combine well the graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter.
  • Press onto bottom and partway up sides of buttered 9" springform pan; chill.
  • FILLING: Soften unflavored gelatin in 1/4 cup 7-up for 4 minutes.
  • In a saucepan combine pie filling, sugar, beaten eggs and water. Blend well.
  • Add 1-1/4 cup 7-up and bring just to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly; remove from heat.
  • Stir in softened gelatin; cool 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of this warm mixture to softened cream cheese; mash together.
  • Mix together with remaining 7-up mixture and stir until well blended.
  • Turn into chilled crust and chill for at least 8 hours.
  • Remove from pan and add topping.
  • TOPPING: Brush top of chilled cheesecake with melted jelly.
  • Arrange strawberries upright on cake and spoon any remaining melted jelly over them.