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This savory cheesecake with bacon is so delicious and perfect for serving up at your next cozy Christmas party. This savory cheesecake is gluten-free and full of flavor with its buttery cracker crust. Let us show you how to put together the coziest of Christmas parties!

Savory Cheesecake with Bacon

  • Author: Chandice Probst
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 cheesecake
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This savory cheesecake with bacon is so delicious with it’s rich and buttery crust. It also happens to be gluten-free and not too tough to make.


Ingredients

  • 3 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 C bacon, chopped and divided
  • 1 C frozen corn
  • 1/4 C whipping cream
  • 1/2 C parmesan, shredded
  • 1/2 C Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 2 T sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1/4 C green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 C butter, melted
  • 6 oz. Crunchmaster herb crackers
  • Garnish: Boursin cheese and chopped green onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a blender or food processor, crush the crackers into crumbs
  3. Combine the crackers and 1/2 C melted butter
  4. Press into a well greased springform pan
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes
  6. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy
  7. Mix in eggs, whipping cream, both cheeses, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, onion and garlic powders and whip until well combined
  8. Stir in 3/4 C bacon and green onions
  9. Pour cream cheese mixture into the baked cracker crust
  10. Bake for another 40-45 minutes or until cheesecake is golden and set where a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool until it reaches room temperature
  12. Place in the fridge and cool at least 1 hour
  13. Once the cheesecake is cold, gently remove the springform ring
  14. Garnish the cheesecake with crumbled Boursin cheese, remaining 1/4 C chopped bacon and more chopped green onions
  15. Serve cold

Notes

Any crackers will do for this recipe but I love the robust flavor of the Crunchmaster herb crackers. I really like that they are also gluten-free.

Keywords: gluten-free, easy brunch recipe, savory cheesecake