Venango County Recipe of the Day: Orange Cream Cheese Cups

| May 19, 2019

Serve these delicious bite-size treats for a special luncheon dessert! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Frosty Orange Cream Cheese Cups


1-1/4 cups crushed gingersnap cookies (about 25 cookies)
5 tablespoons butter, melted
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, divided
1/2 cup orange marmalade
4 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
1/3 cup salted pistachios, chopped


~In a small bowl, mix cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottoms and up sides of ungreased mini-muffin cups. Freeze 20 minutes.

~In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and two tablespoons cream until smooth. Stir in marmalade; drop by scant tablespoonfuls into cups. Freeze two hours (or until set).

~In a double boiler (or metal bowl) over hot water, melt white chocolate with remaining cream; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Spoon or drizzle over cups. Sprinkle with pistachios.

~Freeze, covered, overnight.

~Serve frozen.

~Makes two dozen.

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