Citrus-Gelatin Layered Cheesecake

19  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 3 hr 45 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Citrus-Gelatin Layered Cheesecake Recipe


  • 1-1/2 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 navel oranges
  • 2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin


  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Mix  crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  • Beat  cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer until well blended. Blend in sour cream. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low after each just until blended. Zest 1 orange; stir zest into batter. (Reserve orange for later use). Pour batter over crust.
  • Bake  45 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Meanwhile, prepare gelatin as directed on package. Refrigerate 30 min. or until slightly thickened.
  • Remove  peels from oranges; cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange in circular pattern on top of cheesecake, overlapping slices slightly; cover with 1/3 cup gelatin. Refrigerate 15 min. or until almost set. Spoon remaining gelatin over cheesecake. Refrigerate 2 hours or until gelatin is completely set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake before removing rim.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSince this indulgent cheesecake makes 16 servings, it is the perfect dessert to serve at your next party!

Variation Prepare as directed, using margarine, Neufchatel cheese and reduced-fat sour cream.

SubstitutePrepare using your favorite flavor of JELL-O Gelatin.


Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 270 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 80 mg
    • Sodium 260 mg
    • Carbohydrate 30 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 23 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 25 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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