You are here: Home » Recipes » Fiesta Southwestern Cheesecake Fiesta Southwestern Cheesecake Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 25 servings Make ahead and freeze this savory Southwestern-style cheesecake for an appetizer taste sensation. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup toasted corn checks cereal crumbs1 tablespoon butter, melted1 tablespoon olive oil2 (8-ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese1/3 cup nonfat sour cream1 egg2 egg whites1 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon chili powder1/4 teaspoon ground cumin1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese2 (4-ounce) cans chopped green chiles, drained1 bunch green onions, chopped1/2 cup chopped onion2 cups salsa, divided Instructions Preheat oven 350F. Spray a 9 inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Mix cereal crumbs, butter, oil and mold along the bottom of the pan. Combine cream cheese, sour cream, egg and egg whites until creamy. Add garlic, chili powder and cumin, mixing well. Spoon in cheddar cheese, green chilies, green onions and onion. Spread half the mixture over crust, followed with with 1 cup salsa, and cover with remaining cream cheese mixture; do not mix. Bake 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes before running a knife around the pan to loosen edges. Cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Before serving, add an additional layer of salsa on top.