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Savory Cheesecake


6-8oz                           Cheese*

½ cup                           Cheese, fresh, ricotta, fromage blanc or cottage

2 ea                              Eggs

1T                                Flour

1T                                Fines herbes

½ cup                           Heavy cream

To taste                                    Salt

To taste                                    Pepper

as needed                     Cracker or brioche crumbs

as needed                     Butter, melted


  1. Process cheeses until smooth
  2. Add flour and eggs and process until incorporated
  3. Add cream and seasonings and process briefly
  4. Combine crumbs and melted butter to form a moist mixture
  5. Press crumb mixture into the bottom of a spring form pan
  6. Pour cheesecake mix into pan and bake at 350 degree for approximately 40 minutes


  • Most local cheeses will work for this recipe including mild goat, gorgonzola (domestic), cheddar and brie or additional fromage blanc or other fresh made cheese.
  • Winter squash puree can be substituted for all or part of the cheese or cream in this recipe
  • This mixture can be prepared as a traditional soufflé by whipping the egg whites and folding them into the base

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