Blue Cheese Cheesecake

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Serve with crackers and cocktail rye bread.

Blue Cheese Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 2 cups blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups sour cream
  • 1 red bell pepper, halved and deseeded
  • 1 green onion

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

2 Beat cream cheese and blue cheese in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy–about 5 minutes. Mix in 1 cup sour cream and pepper. Add eggs – one at a time – mixing well after each addition.

3 Pour mixture into buttered 9 inch springform pan. Bake 60 – 65 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean.

4 Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes. Carefully spread 1 1/4 cup sour cream over top. Return to oven 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.

5 To serve, place on serving plate. Carefully remove sides of pan. Decorate top with red pepper cut into flower shapes with small cookie cutter and green onion tops as stems.