Orange Cheddar Cheesecake
|Cookie wafers||1 Cup (16 tbs), crushed (Orange Flavored)|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
|Cream cheese||16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages)|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Beer||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated orange peel||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Mix the cooky crumbs with the melted butter and pat into the bottom of a buttered 9-inch cheesecake pan (one with removable bottom or spring-release sides).
Bake in a 350° oven for 8 minutes.
Whip the cream cheese until light and fluffy and blend in the Cheddar cheese.
Gradually beat in the 3/4 cup sugar mixed with the flour.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth.
Mix in the beer and cream.
Add the grated orange and lemon peels and vanilla, mixing well.
Turn into crumb-lined pan; bake in a 350° oven for 30 minutes.
Cool, then chill.