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    Firecracker Chili Cheese Pie

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    1 c. crushed tortilla chips
    3 T. melted butter
    16 oz. cream cheese, softened
    2 eggs
    1 4 oz. can chopped green chilis
    2 fresh jalapenos, chopped
    4 oz. Colby cheese, shredded
    4 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
    1/4 c. sour cream

    Garnish: chopped green scallions, chooped tomatoes and sliced black olives


    Mix the crushed tortilla chips and melted butter in a bowl. Press over the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes. Beat the cream cheese and eggs. Mix in the green chilis, jalapenos, cheeses. Pour over the baked layer. Bake at 325 for exactly 30 min. Cool for 5 min. Place on serving platter, loosen the sides of the pan with a knife and remove. Spread the sour cream over the pie and garnish with the by mounding the chopped tomatoes in the middle, the olives on top in the middle and scattering the chopped scallions around the perimeter of the chopped tomatoes. Arrange regular tortilla chips all around with points out and scatter a few red tortilla chips around.
    serves 8-10




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