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  • Serves: 1 Cheesecake

Savory Seafood Cheesecake

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • -Sue Woodward
  • 1/2 c Thin wheat crackers; finely
  • -crushed
  • 2 tb Butter; melted
  • 1 sm Onion; halved
  • 2 pk 8-oz. cream cheese; softened
  • 2 cn 6.5-oz. minced clams, shrimp
  • -or crabmeat; drained
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Dairy sour cream
  • 1/3 c Cheddar cheese; shredded
  • 1 tb Dried dill weed; crushed
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Hot pepper sauce


Preheat oven to 300~. In a small bowl, combine cracker crumbs and butter;
set aside. Butter a 1.1/2-qt. dish or ovenproof mixing bowl; line the
bottom with a circle of wax paper; butter wax paper; set aside. In a food
processor fitted with a metal blade, finely chop onion. Add cream cheese,
clams, eggs, sour cream, cheddar cheese, dill, salt and hot pepper sauce;
process until smooth, about 45 seconds. Pour into prepared dish; sprinkle
with reserved crumbs. Place dish in roasting pan. Transfer to oven; fill
roasting pan with boiling water to a depth of 2". Bake until a knife
inserted in cheesecake 1" from center comes out clean, about 1 hr. Turn off
oven; let cheesecake remain in oven for 30 mins. Cool on a wire rack to
room temp, about 1 hr. Cover and refrigerate until cold, 4 hrs. or
overnight. To unmold, run a metal spatula or long knife along edge of pan;
invert onto serving plate; remove wax paper; garnish with lemon slices and
dill sprigs, if desired.

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