Howling Full-Moon Cheesecake
Howling Full-Moon Cheesecake

Howling Full-Moon Cheesecake

4 Hr(s) 20 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
4 Hr(s) Cook
This Halloween, use your culinary magic to summon a full moon made of…cheesecake! Complete the moonscape with bats made from chocolate cookies.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
28 Halloween OREO Cookies, divided
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
3 cups cold milk, divided
2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
yellow food coloring
4 small hot cinnamon candies
decorating gel
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Let's Make It
1
Crush 26 of the cookies; mix with butter. Press firmly onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.
2
Beat cream cheese in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add 1 cup of the milk, beating until well blended after each addition. Add remaining 2 cups milk to dry pudding mixes in separate bowl. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Add to cream cheese mixture; mix well. Gently stir in whipped topping and 2 drops food coloring. Pour into crust; smooth top with spatula. Add a few additional drops of food coloring to top of cheesecake; spread lightly to create a shimmering full moon effect.
3
Cut remaining 2 cookies in half to resemble bats' wings. Add candies for the eyes, securing candies to cookies with decorating gel. Place "bats" on top of cheesecake. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Run small knife or spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake. Remove rim of pan. Store in refrigerator.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Have fun decorating this cheesecake with your kids. Then enjoy a serving of this spooky Halloween dessert for a special treat.
Tip 2
Special Extra
For added flair, sprinkle orange-colored sugar around edge of cheesecake just before serving.
Tip 3
Substitute
Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.
Tip 4
Best Apples for Baking and Cooking
Use 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O SIMPLY GOOD Vanilla Bean Flavor Pudding.
Nutrition
Calories
340
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
27%
Saturated Fat 11g
55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 40mg
13%
Sodium 470mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates 34g
12%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 25g
50%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
8%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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