Odyssey® Feta Cheesecake

Odyssey Brands Feta Cheesecake

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Ingredients:

  • 2 packages (16 oz. total) Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2, 1/4 cup Odyssey Reduced Fat Sour Cream, divided
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 16 oz. Odyssey Traditional Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped Walnuts or Pecans, toasted
  • Assorted crackers

Optional Garnish:

  • Red Grapes
  • Star Fruit, sliced
  • Fresh Herbs
  • Whole Nut Meats

Directions:

  1. Beat cream cheese and feta cheese in mixing bowl until fluffy. Add just 1 cup of sour cream. Blend. Add eggs, beat on low until combined. Stir in pepper.
  2. Pour into greased 9 inch springform pan. Place pan on cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until center is almost set.
  3. Remove from oven. Let stand on wire rack 5 minutes.
  4. Carefully spread remaining sour cream on top. Return to oven. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes.
  5. Carefully run knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer.
    Refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove sides of pan. Sprinkle with nuts.
  7. Garnish with fruit and herbs.
  8. Serve with assorted crackers (Wheat Thins work well).
  9. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes: Nuts can be toasted in frying pan or in oven with a little butter or olive oil, watch and stir, they burn easily.

DCF 1.0

Recipe by Glenda Buholzer.