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June 10, 2012

Pineapple Cheesecake (No Bake)

I have been making this No-Bake Pineapple Cheesecake for years and it is still one of our favorite desserts

Strawberries, strawberries ... right, I love strawberries, but really, after a month of reading, looking, pinning and eating strawberries, I've had enough. This Pineapple Cheesecake, which is a no-bake recipe, is an amazingly creamy dessert.

I decided to move on to a more tropical kind of fruit.  Nothing says tropical to me more than Pineapple. And Coconut and... you get the idea.

This recipe was on the back of a Moirs box of jello, which I had cut-out and stapled into one of my cookbooks shortly after getting married. I have been using this easy recipe for years and we still love it.

I did, however, make small changes to the recipe, but I doubt Moirs will mind - as long as I keep on buying their product. No, they're not asking me or paying me to say anything about their goodies .. I wish!

I have been making this No-Bake Pineapple Cheesecake for years and it is still one of our favorite desserts

Pineapple Cheesecake (No Bake)


10 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

1 box Pineapple Jello
200 ml Boiling Water
1 can (410g) Pineapple Pieces
250g Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup Fresh Cream     {double cream/whipping cream}
1 packet Cookies (I use Tennis Biscuits - use your favorite i.e Graham Crackers)

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Drain the Pineapple pieces and retain 150ml of the syrup.
2.) Dissolve the Jello in the Boiling water - stir until fully dissolved and add the retained syrup from the Pineapple pieces, mix well and place in fridge until set halfway (Do stir every now and then to break up pieces setting on the sides of your bowl).
3.) Whisk the Fresh Cream until stiff peaks form.
4.) Add the Fresh Cream and Cream Cheese to the half-set jelly and mix well to combine.
5.) Add the Pineapple pieces and mix well again. (Keep a few pieces to decorate)
6.) Use a rectangular (20 x 30cm / 13 x 9 inches) dish and arrange Biscuits/Cookies on the base - pour over half of the Cheesecake mixture.
7.) Arrange a second layer of Biscuits/Cookies over the Cheesecake and then the remaining Cheesecake mixture.
8.) Decorate with the retained pieces of Pineapple and crumble a cookie or two over.
9.) Refrigerate until set - around 4 - 5 hours.

Serve well chilled.

I have been making this No-Bake Pineapple Cheesecake for years and it is still one of our favorite desserts


Linking up with :  WEEKEND POTLUCK

20 comments:

  1. This sounds like a great cool dessert for the summer! Thanks for the recipe!
    Blessings,
    Susie

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  2. so yummy! I love coconut and I LOVE pineapple!

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  3. Thaks for linking this in to Food on Friday

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  4. Wow! This looks so good:) I bet it does go fast:) I do need more recipes with pineapple. Thank you for sharing at Freedom Fridays.

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  5. Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create!
    <3 Christina

    By the way, you have word verification on. Sometimes folks don't realize that, and it may limit the # of people who will leave comments. I have a post that tells you how to turn it off here: http://igottacreate.blogspot.com/2011/12/bloggy-tips-101.html

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  6. PIneapple is a favorite of mine...I think it is time I tried it in a cheesecake:-)

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  7. This looks divine! We love pineapple around here. Thanks so much for stopping by Creative Thursday last week. I couldn’t do these parties without you. Can’t wait to see what you link up this week. Have a great week.
    Michelle

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  8. anyway to "Americanize" this recipe? It sounds wonderful and so much like a recipe that my late boss refuse to give me... LOL
    Thanks, Sheree

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  9. I love pineapple and cheesecake! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party!

    Holly

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  10. Before I even saw the photo's or the recipe you had me at Pineapple and Cheesecake! HAHAHAH! I LOVE IT!!!!
    Thanks for sharing at the ALL STARS BLOCK PARTY
    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  11. This looks delicious. i wonder what is a good American choice for the cookies (tennis biscuits) you used. the ones you used look thick enough that i originally guessed it was a cake type recipe. I was thinking Vanilla Wafers, but have any other Americans tried this recipe that you can give us some ideas? I get that the jelly is jello, I can use cool whip for the cream.

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  12. I have never heard of pineapple jelly but it sounds delish. Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday! Hope to see you next week.

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  13. I really love pineapples and cheesecakes. Combining these delicious recipes will you crave and have an intense desire to eat it, Yum! hehe.. I can't wait to try your recipe for myself.

    Philippine Travel

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  14. Love oineapple, never thought about it with cheese cake. I wonder if there is such a thing as coconut cheesecake? Thanks for linking with me!

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  15. Another great recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. With the holidays and knowing we'll have company, I can always use more easy recipes! I know this will be a hit!

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  17. This looks simply delicious, its been too long since I've made a cheesecake and this pineapple baby is something I can't wait to try!

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  18. Oh yeh! Right up my taste bud alley. Looks wonderful and no doubt tastes super too. Love no bake desserts. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Weekend Potluck.

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