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Savory Tex-Mex Cheesecake
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Savory Tex-Mex Cheesecake

5 Hours 30 Minutes
30 Min Prep
5 Hr 30 Min Cook
Get out the springform pan and fill it with a savory cheesecake they won't soon forget. This crowd-pleaser features classic Tex-Mex ingredients.
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25 servings
Original recipe yields 25 servings
24 round buttery cracker s, finely crushed (about 1 cup crumbs)
3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 egg
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
1 jar (16 oz.) TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa, drained, divided
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 325°F.
2
Mix cracker crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
3
Beat cream cheese and egg in large bowl with mixer until blended. Blend in sour cream. Add shredded cheese, 1/3 cup salsa and cilantro; mix well. Pour over crust.
4
Bake 30 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours. Top with remaining salsa just before serving.
Kitchen Tips
Size Wise
Since this spicy spread makes 25 servings, it's a great recipe to serve at a large party.
Serving Suggestion
Serve with assorted cut-up fresh vegetables.
Note
Reduce oven temperature to 300°F if using a dark nonstick springform pan.
Nutrition
Calories
90
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
10%
Sodium 120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates 3g
1%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
25 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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