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Luscious Almond Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Frances Kuzmik

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust;
1 cups crushed vanilla wafers
cup finely chopped almonds
cup sugar
⅓ cup butter or margarine, melted
Filling;
4 packages(8 ounces each)cream cheese,softened
1 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoons almond extract
1teaspoon vanilla extract
Topping;
2 cups( 16 ounces) sour cream
cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
⅛ cup toasted sliced almonds

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, combine wafers, almonds and sugar; add the butter and mix well. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 10-inch springform pan; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add extracts; beat just until blended. Pour into crust. Bake 350 for 55 minutes or until center is almost set. Remove from the oven; let stand for 5 minutes. Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla; spread over filling. Return to the oven for 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack; chill overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds and remove sides of pan. Store in the refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield; 14-16 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Richard Kuzmik's favorite Cheese Cake recipe. He received lots compliments from family and friends when ever he served the cheese cake.

 

 

 

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