Lobster Cheesecakes

Lobster Cheesecakes

These bite-sized Lobster Cheesecakes are perfect to serve at your holiday celebrations.

Lobster Cheesecakes
Yield: 2 dozen cheesecakes • Preparation: 30 minutes • Bake: 24 minutes • Cook: 5 minutes
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups finely crumbled round buttery crackers
  2. 1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  3. 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  4. 1 large egg white
  5. 2 tablespoons butter
  6. ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  7. ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
  8. 3 (6-ounce) lobster tails, meat removed and finely chopped
  9. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  10. ½ teaspoon salt
  11. ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  12. ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
  13. 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  14. 2 large egg yolks
  15. Garnish: fresh dill
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cracker crumbs, Parmesan cheese, melted butter, and egg white, stirring to mix well. Press into bottom and halfway up sides of wells of 2 (12-well) mini cheesecake pans.
  3. Bake for 6 minutes.
  4. In a medium skillet, heat butter over medium heat until melted. Add bell pepper and green onion. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Add lobster, dill, salt, black pepper, and red pepper. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and egg yolks. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add lobster mixture to cream cheese mixture, beating to combine. Divide mixture evenly among baked crusts.
  7. Bake until set, 16 to 18 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from pans.
  8. Garnish with fresh dill, if desired.
TeaTime Magazine https://www.teatimemagazine.com/
From TeaTime November/December 2011

3 COMMENTS

  1. I used cottage cheese instead of cream cheese and used imitation lobster instead of the real thing and margarine instead of butter ( I’m sensitive to dairy and seafood/fish)

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