*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CRAB CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese
                 Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Crackers - ritz, crushed
    3       tb           Butter - melted
   16       oz           Cream cheese softened
    3                    Eggs
      1/4   c            Sour cream
    1       t            Lemon juice - fresh
    2       ts           Onion - grated
      1/4   ts           Old Bay or chowder seasoning
    2       dr           Tabasco sauce
      1/8   ts           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 1/4 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.
   
   Posted on rec.food.recipes by DI2@delphi.com
  
 
 
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