Savory International SPAM Cheesecake

Clarissa   posted 04-11-98

Savory International SPAM Cheesecake 
Source:  From the Hormel website

  3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs 
  1/4 cup ground toasted almonds or pinenuts 
  1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
  1/4 cup melted butter 

  2 (8-ounce) containers garden vegetable flavored cream cheese 
  3 eggs 
  1/2 cup crumbled tomato basil flavored feta cheese 
  1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 
  1/4 cup chopped black olives 
  1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 
  1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 
  1 tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon brandy extract 
  1 (12-ounce) can SPAMŪ luncheon meat, grated 

  1 cup sour cream 
  2 teaspoons sugar 
  1 (10-ounce) jar PATAK'SŪ Major Grey chutney, pureed 
  1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds or pinenuts 
  Assorted crackers  

Preheat oven to 350°F. 

For crust, in small bowl, combine all crust ingredients. 

Gently press into bottom of a 10-inch springform pan or pie plate. 

Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven; set aside to cool. 

Reduce temperature to 300°F. In large bowl, beat cream cheese until 
light and fluffy. 

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. 

Stir in next 6 filling ingredients. Gently fold in SPAMŪ. 

Pour into prepared crust and bake 50-60 minutes or till center is 
almost set. 

Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine sour cream and sugar. 

Spread over cheesecake and bake 10 additional minutes. 

Remove cheesecake from oven; cool to room temperature. 

Refrigerate several hours or overnight. 

Before serving, spread chutney over cheesecake and sprinkle with toasted 
nuts around the outside edge. 

Cut into thin wedges and serve with assorted crackers. Serves 24. 

  Nutritional Information per Serving:  Calories: 239 
  Fat: 18 gProtein: 6 g 
  Cholesterol: 67 mg Carbohydrates: 14 g 
  Sodium: 595 mg 

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