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Triple Cheese Appetizer Cheesecake

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Triple Cheese Appetizer Cheesecake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 24
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This appetizer is simple to make, yet it looks--and tastes--spectacular.
Updated Apr 3, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed sesame crackers
  • 3 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz. feta cheese, finely crumbled (1 cup)
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz. jar)
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine crushed crackers and margarine; mix well. Press in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, combine ricotta, feta and cream cheese; beat until creamy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in all remaining ingredients. Pour mixture into crust-lined pan.
  • 3
    Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is just about set. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Loosen edges of cheesecake with small metal spatula or knife; cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled. Refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.
  • 5
    To serve, carefully remove sides of pan; place base of pan and cheesecake on serving plate. Cut into thin wedges. Serve with assorted crackers. Store in refrigerator.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    MAKE-AHEAD TIP: Cheesecake can be refrigerated up to 24 hours.

Nutrition Information

100 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 4g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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