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June 16th, 2008

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Peppered Shrimp Cheesecake

From Florida Sport Fishing


    1 cup dry bread crumbs
    3 tablespoons butter, melted
    2 8--ounce packages soft cream cheese
    1 16 ounce container sour cream, divided
    2 3 ounce packages goat or feta cheese
    3 large Florida eggs
    3 tablespoons minced fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried, ground) 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried leaves)
    ½ cup chopped Florida red bell pepper
    1 pound Florida shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined


Combine bread crumbs and butter and press into bottoms of four (4-inch) spring form pans. Beat cream cheese, 1 cup sour cream and goat cheese until smooth. Blend eggs in one at a time. Stir in oregano, thyme and peppers, pour mixture into pans. Bake at 325 °F for 30 minutes. Cool, then cover and chill. When ready to serve chop all but 12 shrimp. Mix chopped shrimp with remaining sour cream and top cakes; remove from pans, garnish with remaining shrimp. Serve with cut vegetables and hard bread or crackers.

Yield: 15-18 appetizers


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