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Santa Fe Cheesecake Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, October 13, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
9 inch springform pan
1c Crushed Tortilla Chips
3 T Butter, Melted
2 packages (8oz. each) Cream Cheese, Softened
2 Eggs, Lightly Beaten
2c (8oz.) Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
1 Can (4oz.) Chopped Green Chilies, Drained
1c (8oz.) Sour Cream
1c Chopped Sweet Yellow Pepper
1/2c Chopped Green Onion
1/3c Chopped Tomato

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine chips and Butter and press onto bottom of a greased 9 in. springform pan. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and eggs on low speed just until combined. Stir in monterey jack cheese and chilies; pour over crust. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until center is almost set. Place pan on a wire rack. Spread sour cream over cheesecake. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool for 1 hour. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan just before serving. Garnish with pepper, onions and tomato. Refrigerate leftovers.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I serve with a bowl of salsa. Yeilds 16-20 servings.

 

 

 

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