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Amaretto Cheesecake with Apricot Glaze


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 10-12 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

Crust:
1 cup graham wafer crumbs
1/2 cup almonds, chopped toasted - unblanched
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup butter, melted
Filling:
4 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
4 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup Amaretto Di Saronno liqueur
Glaze:
1/2 cup apricot jam
1 tablespoon Amaretto Di Saronno liqueur


Crust: Combine ingredients; press onto bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.


Filling: Combine cream cheese, sugar, and flour, mixing until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing just until combined. Blend in sour cream and liqueur; pour over crust. Bake in 450ºF oven 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250ºF; continue baking for 1 hour. Run knife around rim of pan ; cool on wire rack. Chill.


Glaze: To glaze cake, combine jam and liqueur in a saucepan; heat until warm and smooth. Strain mixture and pour over cheesecake before removing sides of pan. Garnish if desired.


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