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Cajun Crab Cheesecake

Pick up traditional spicy-hot Bayou seasonings in this surprising appetizer, with and easy canned crab meat filling in a bread-crumb crust.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Crust

1 3/4
cups Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
2
teaspoons dried salt-free Cajun seasoning
1/2
cup butter, melted

Filling

2
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon dried salt-free Cajun seasoning
2
teaspoons prepared horseradish
1/4
cup dry sherry
2
eggs
2
(6-oz.) cans crabmeat, well drained
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
tablespoon diced red bell pepper

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In medium bowl, combine all crust ingredients; mix well. Press in bottom and 1 inch up sides of ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning and horseradish; beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add sherry; beat well. Beat mixture at high speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in crabmeat and hot pepper sauce just until combined. Pour into crust-lined pan.
  • 3 Bake at 325°F. for 50 to 60 minutes or until filling is set. Cool in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours and up to 24 hours before serving.
  • 4 Just before serving, remove sides of pan; place cheesecake on serving platter. Garnish with bell pepper. Serve immediately, or let stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with assorted crackers.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/16 of Recipe
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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