A very yummy cheesecake made with amaretto. Serve topped with fresh berries.

Amaretto Cheesecake III

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter
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  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
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  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur

Instructions

    1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and 3 tablespoons sugar. Mix well and press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.

    2 In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth. Beat in almond extract and salt. Blend in the eggs, one at a time, on low speed. Stir in 3 tablespoons amaretto liqueur. Pour batter into crust.

    3 Bake in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden brown and filling is set. Allow to cool completely.

    4 Make the topping: In a small bowl, combine sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon almond extract and 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur. Mix well and spread over top of cooled cake. Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours before removing from pan.


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