Sharp Cheddar Cheesecake

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 4 hr 0 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 16 servings

Ingredients

Cheesecake

2/3
cup crushed crisp rye or pumpernickel crackers
3
tablespoons butter, melted
2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
2
eggs
8
oz. (2 cups) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2
cup chopped roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz. jar)
1/4
cup sliced green onions

Garnish

Green onion curls, if desired
Roasted red bell peppers, cut into shapes with cutters, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine crushed crackers and butter; mix well. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. 2 Beat cream cheese in medium bowl until light and fluffy. Add cream, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and eggs; beat until smooth and well blended. Stir in shredded cheese, roasted peppers and 1/4 cup green onions; mix well. Spread over partially baked crust.
  3. 3 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes.
  4. 4 Loosen edges of cheesecake with small metal spatula or knife. Cool an additional 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  5. 5 To serve, carefully remove sides of pan. Place cheesecake on serving platter. Garnish with green onion curls and roasted pepper cutouts. Surround cheesecake with apple and pear slices or assorted crackers.

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