Crab Cheesecake Recipe

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the crackers and butter and use the mixture to line a 9 inch springform pan. Bake for about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Reduce the oven to 325 degrees. With an electric mixer, beat together until fluffy the cream cheese, eggs, and 1/4 cup sour cream.

Step 3

Add the lemon juice, onion, Old Bay seasoning, Tabasco, and black pepper. Stir in the crabmeat and mix well. Pour into the cooled crust and bake 50 minutes until the cake sets. Remove from the oven.

Step 4

Run a knife around the edge of the cake, loosening it from the pan. Cool on a wire rack. Remove the sides of the pan. Spread the cake with the sour cream.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Crackers - ritz, crushed
  • 3tb Butter - melted
  • 16oz Cream cheese softened
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4c Sour cream
  • 1ts Lemon juice - fresh
  • 2ts Onion - grated
  • 1/4ts Old Bay or chowder seasoning
  • 2dr Tabasco sauce
  • 1/8ts Ground pepper - fresh
  • 1c Lump crabmeat -- canned
  • 1/2c Sour cream

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