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Amaretto Cheesecake Recipe

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This recipe for Amaretto Cheesecake, by , is from The Rogers' Girls Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gerry Durkin
Added: Wednesday, August 8, 2007


1 1/2 c chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/2 c finely chopped toasted almonds
1/4 c butter, melted
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp amaretto

3 (8 oz) packages cream cheese at room temperature
1 c sugar
4 eggs
1/3 c whipping cream
1/3 c finely chopped almonds
1/4 c Bailey's Irish Cream
1/4 c amaretto

1 1/2 c sour cream
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla

Place rack in middle of oven. Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9-inch spring form pan. Mix all crust ingredients together in large bowl until well blended. Press into bottom of spring form pan. Bake until brown, about 7 minutes, but no longer than 9 minutes. Cool on a rack. Decrease oven temperature to 350.

Using an electric mixer, slowly beat filling ingredients of cream cheese & sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the remaining ingredients for the filling and beat till well blended. Pour filling into crust. Bake until just set, about 1 hour. Turn off oven and let the cheesecake cool inside oven with oven door open, approximately 30 minutes. Center of cheesecake should be completely set by this time. Remove cake from pan. Preheat oven again to 350.

Blend ingredients for topping in small bowl till smooth. Spread this mixture over the cake. Bake 10 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

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Approximately 1 hour




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