*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                              Crab Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : The Travelin' Gourmet
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Seafood
                 Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      c             crackers -- crushed
    3      tbsps         butter -- melted
    1      lb            cream cheese -- softened
    3                    eggs
      1/4  c             sour cream
    1      tsp           lemon juice -- fresh
    2      tsps          onion -- grated
      1/4  tsp           Old Bay seasoning
    2      drops         tabasco sauce
    1      dash          ground pepper -- fresh
    1      c             lump crabmeat -- canned
      1/2  c             sour cream
 
 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Mix together the crackers and butter
 and use the mixture to line a 9 inch springform pan.  Bake for about 10
 minutes.  Set aside to cool.  Reduce the oven to 325 degrees.  With an
 electric mixer, beat together until fluffy the cream cheese, eggs, and
 1/2
 cup sour cream.  Add the lemon juice, onion, Old Bay seasoning,
 Tabasco, and black pepper.  Stir in the crabmeat and mix well.  Pour into
 the cooled crust and bake 50 minutes until the cake sets.  Remove from
 the oven.  Run a knife around the edge of the cake, loosening it from the
 pan.  Cool on a wire rack.  Remove the sides of the pan.  Spread the
 cake with the sour cream.
 
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