*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                          Cheddar Chili Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     :  (Bon Appetit, July 1983)
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese/eggs
                 Cheesecakes                      Mexican
                 Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  tablespoons   Butter  -- (for pan)
      1/4  cup           breadcrumbs -- fine, toasted
      1/4  cup           cheddar cheese -- finely grated
    6      ounces        ham -- thinly sliced
    1 1/2  pounds        Cream cheese -- room temperature
      3/4  pound         cheddar cheese -- grated, sharpe
    1      cup           Cottage cheese
      3/4  cup           chopped green onions
    4                    Eggs
    3      tablespoons   jalapeno pepper -- optional
    2      tablespoons   Milk
    1      clove         garlic -- halved
 
 Preheat oven to 325 F. 
 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.
  
 
 
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 Per serving: 403 Calories; 35g Fat (77% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 4g
 Carbohydrate; 169mg Cholesterol; 656mg Sodium
 
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