Savoury Cheesecake

The Kerr House

519 Davie Avenue , Statesville, NC 28677 USA



Ingredients

  • 3 8oz packages cream cheese, softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons half & half
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste (optional)
  • 1 1/4 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 lb bulk sage sausage, cooked and drained
  • 1 9 inch pie crust

Instructions

  1. Cook, drain and cool sausage
  2. In a Kitchen Aid or other mixer beat cream cheese until soft. Add eggs 1 at a time. Scrape down sides of mixer add all other ingredients and mix well.Fold in drained sausage.
  3. Line a 9 inch springform pan with pastry. Pour in cheese mixture.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 and cook cheesecake on middle shelf for 1 hour. Cool for 15 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve.
  5. This recipe freezes well. Thaw completely and reheat at 350 for 30 minutes Note: You can add any ingredients you like to the basic recipe, such as cooked diced onion, sliced mushrooms or crumbled bacon or minced fresh herbs.
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Savoury Cheesecake