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       Title: CHEDDAR CHILI CHEESECAKE
  Categories: Entertain, Appetizers, Cheese
       Yield: 12 servings
  
   1 1/2 tb Butter (for pan)
     1/4 c  Fine breadcrumbs, toasted
     1/4 c  Finely grated ched. cheese
       6 oz Thinly sliced ham
   1 1/2 lb Cream cheese, room temp.
     3/4 lb Sharp cheddar, grated
       1 c  Cottage cheese
     3/4 c  Chopped green onion
       4    Eggs
       3 tb Jalapeno pepper*
       2 tb Milk
       1    Garlic clove, halved
  
   *seeded and finely chopped Preheat oven to 325. Butter
   9 springform pan. Mix breadcrumbs and 1/4 cup
   cheddar. Sprinkle mixture into pan, turning to coat.
   Refrigerate. Dice about half of ham; reserve remaining
   slices. Mix diced ham with remaining ingredients in
   blender or processor until smooth. Pour slightly more
   than half of filling into prepared pan. Top with
   reserved ham slices in even layer. Cover with
   remaining filling. Set pan on baking sheet. Bake 1 1/4
   hours.  Turn oven off and cool cheesecake about 1 hour
   with door ajar.  Transfer cheesecake to rack. Remove
   sides of pan. Cool to room temperature before serving.
   (Bon Appetit, July 1983)
  
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