"This saffron and Cointreau cheesecake flavored with honey is built on a gingersnap crust." — genevievescuisine
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1 (8 ounce) package
ginger nut cookies (biscuits)
Cointreau or other orange liqueur
1/2 (.5 gram) packet
5 (3 ounce) packages
1 1/2 tablespoons
finely-grated orange zest
1 3/4 cups
mmmmmmmmmm yummy! I was a bit skeptical about this because of the gingerbread but it turned out quite well :D Great idea!
Great cheesecake.... It won my bakeoff!!! The gingerbread base was the best!!
Interesting combination of flavors, the crust was excellent, the filling was ok, although I couldn't finish even eating mine. I served to 2 guests that are cheesecake buffs and they were not overly impressed either. Cost of saffron aside, I wont be making this again but I will be experimenting with fillings I can try the crust with!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Saffron and Cointreau Cheesecake on Gingerbread
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 322
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