RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
......... Lila writes, "I found this really wonderful sounding appetizer cheesecake recipe in the Boston Globe Newspaper that I'm definitely going to make for Thanksgiving. It's from Judi Dodsson, owner of Aloha from Oregon, an elegant line of pepper jellies.
JELLY APPETIZER CHEESECAKE
(Lila is the contributor of this recipe)
8 oz pkg. cream cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
10 oz grated sharp cheddar cheese
8 oz your favorite pepper jelly
Preheat oven to 350' Mix first four ingredients in food processor, then add half the pepper jelly and blend.
Grease a 9" springform pan and pour in mixture. Place another pan filled with water on oven floor or on rack under the cake to help keep from drying.
Bake 45 minutes, or until brown on top and toothpick comes out clean.
Cool on rack, then refrigerate for several hours before serving.
Remove rim from pan and spread remaining pepper jelly over top of cake, and serve with basket of crackers at room temperature.