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Amaretto Swoon Cheesecake

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By kc10
Member since 2006

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1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup almonds, toasted and ground
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
1/3 cup plus 4 tbs. Amaretto
4 ounces almond paste
2 tablespoons flour
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
sliced almonds

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9-inch spring-form pan. Allow cream cheese to soften at room temperature.

Combine graham cracker crumbs, ground almonds, butter, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon Amaretto. Press crust mixture on bottom and up the sides of the pan. Refrigerate crust until cold, 15 minutes.

Combine almond paste, 1/3 cup sugar, and flour. Beat until smooth. Add 1/3 cup Amaretto and beat. Add softened cream cheese, one package at a time, and beat in. Add one egg at a time and beat. Beat well until smooth. Pour batter into chilled crust. Bake 45-50 minutes. Cheesecake will not be fully set in center.

Cover tightly with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for 12 hours.

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