Smoked Salmon Cheesecake

Serves 36


2-8 oz pkgs cream cheese-softened

1/4 c whipping cream

2 eggs

1/4 t salt

1 1/2 c shredded Gouda cheese

1/4 c green onions-sliced

1-4.5 oz pkg. smoked salmon-flaked

2 green onions-sliced

2 T red caviar or finely chopped red pepper

1 c crushed round buttery crackers-about 24

3 T margarine or butter-melted


Mix crackers and margarine until well blended. Press evenly in bottom

of springform pan-9x3. Bake 375 for 8 min. until golden brown.

Reduce oven temp to 325.

Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add cream, eggs and salt-beat until

smooth. Stir in cheese, 1/4 c green onion and salmon until well

blended. Spoon over crust. Bake 45-50 min, or until center is set.

Run knife around edge of cake to loosen. Cool to room temp. Cover and

refrigerate at least 2 hrs but no longer than 48 hrs. Top with green

onions and caviar or red pepper. Serve with crackers.

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