Try No-Bake Pistachio, Lime & Coconut Cheesecake Squares to taste summer! Put pistachios in the crust of these lime & coconut cheesecake squares.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
2 env. (1/4 oz. each) KNOX Unflavored Gelatine
1-1/4 cups water, divided
3/4 cup pistachios, divided
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup butter, melted
1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 tsp. vanilla
Zest and juice from 1 lime
3/4 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, finely chopped, divided
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Let's Make It
Sprinkle gelatine over 1/2 cup water in medium bowl; let stand 5 min. or until softened. Meanwhile, finely chop 1/2 cup pistachios; mix with graham cracker crumbs, butter and 1/4 cup sugar. Press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan.
Bring remaining water and remaining sugar to boil in saucepan. Pour over softened gelatine; stir until completely dissolved.
Beat cream cheese and vanilla in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add gelatine mixture, mixing well after each addition. Add lime zest, lime juice and 1/2 cup coconut; mix well. Pour over crust. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
Chop remaining pistachios; sprinkle over cheesecake. Top with remaining coconut.
Plan ahead and snack on fruit or veggies during the day so you can make room for a serving of this delicious dessert.
Garnish with quartered lime slices before serving.
How to Soften Cream Cheese
Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until softened. Add 15 sec. for each additional package of cream cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g
Saturated Fat 17g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.