The appetizer cheese cake is just a small 8″ cheese cake that is fitting for a small appetizer. If you plan on a fancy dinner with a lot of delicacies, this might do the trick. This appetizer cheese cake might make your guests a little green with envy as well.

Appetizer Cheese Cake Recipe:

  1. Line deep 8″ round or square pan with waxed paper, leaving good margins at sides to fold over finished cake.
  2. Brush bottom and sides with melted butter, and line pan with part of of the crushed crackers, making a layer about 1/4 inch thick.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients except the crackers and add to sour cream.
  4. Sir the sour cream mixture about 1/2″ thick over crushed cracker lining.
  5. Fill pan with alternate layers of sour cream and crushed crackers, ending with a layer of cracker.
  6. Fold sides of waxed paper over cake.
  7. Place in refrigerator for at least 24 hours.
  8. Turn out on serving plate.
  9. Peel the waxed paper off.
  10. Cut in small wedges or “fingers” to serve.
  11. Yields one 8″ cake.

List of ingredients required:

  • 2 cups finely crushed cheese crackers.
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped.
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, stuffed green olives.
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery.
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
  • 1 small onion, minced.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika.
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce.
  • Dash of Tabasco.
  • 2 cups sour cream.