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Jelly Slice

Servings: 6
1/2 packet (approximately 125 grams) plain biscuits, crushed (2 cups graham cracker crumbs or crushed shortbread shookies may be substituted for the plain biscuits)
100g (3 1/2 oz/7 tbsp.) butter, melted
125g NESTLÉ Milk Melts, melted (125g/4 1/2 ounces milk chocolate cooking or baking chocolate may be substituted for the melts)

1 tbsp. unflavored gelatine
2 tbsp. water
250g (8 oz.) cream cheese
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
Juice of 1 lemon
150g NESTLÉ White Melts, melted (150g/5 ounces white baking chocolate may be substituted)

85g packet (or 1 small box) raspberry jelly crystals (raspberry Jello)
1 cup boiling water

1. Grease and line a 28cm x 18cm (11 x 7-inch) deep dish with baking paper.

2. In a large bowl, combine crushed biscuits, butter and melted NESTLÉ Milk Melts. Mix well. Press into prepared tin and chill in the fridge until set (10-15 minutes).

3. Mix gelatine and water in a small heatproof bowl or jug. Heat uncovered in the microwave for 10 seconds on HIGH (100%). Stir and heat for a further 10 seconds. Stir well and allow to cool slightly.

4. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and Sweetened Condensed Milk until well combined. Add lemon juice and melted NESTLÉ White Melts. Add cooled gelatine mixture and mixwell. Spread over base and allow to chill in fridge until set (1-2 hours).

5. Ignoring the directions on the packet, combine jelly crystals and boiling water in a heatproof jug. Allow to cool at room temperature. Pour over set cheese cake mixture and allow to set (2-3 hours).

Makes 6 servings.

Source: Nestle, New Zealand
Date: May 25, 2005