Southwestern Cheesecake

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Diane Rodriguez

By
@dianeluvsparties

Feeds a bunch and easily customizable. Serve with tortilla chips or celery/carrot sticks. Cook time includes minimum chill time.

Rating:

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Serves:
a lot
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    finely crushed tortilla chips
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese (8 oz. each)
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 8 oz
    package shredded colby-monterey jack cheese
  • 4 oz
    can chopped green chilis, drained
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    chopped bell peppers (combo of yellow, orange, red)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green onion
  • 1/4 c
    sliced black olives
  • 1/3 c
    chopped tomato

How to Make Southwestern Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Stir together crushed chips and butter, and press into a 9-inch spring form pan.
  2. Bake for 15 minutes.
  3. While the crust is baking, beat cream cheese and eggs in a large bowl at medium speed until well blended.
  4. Stir in co-jack cheese and the chilis and pour over crust. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool completely.
  5. Spread sour cream over cheesecake and sprinkle with the toppings. Chill 1-2 hours.
  6. Remove cheesecake from pan after chilling. Let sit a bit before serving or you will break your chips!

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About Southwestern Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southwestern


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