Combine ingredients and press into bottom of 12-inch spring-form pan. Set aside.
Heat oil in skillet. Add onions, peppers, salt and pepper. Cook until peppers are soft, about 3 minutes.
Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and eggs until very thick and frothy, about 4 minutes. Beat in the cream, Gouda, cooked vegetables and crab. Beat until creamy, about 2 minutes.
Pour filling over crust and bake at 350° F for 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Allow to cool to room temperature.
Serve with crackers or toasted baguettes.Makes 4 Source: