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Amaretto Cheesecake With Apricot Glaze

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Servings: 12
Categories: Cheesecakes / Desserts


1  cup  Graham Cracker Crumbs
1/2  cup  Chopped Almonds, toasted
2  tablespoons  Sugar
1/4  cup  Butter, melted

32  ounces  Cream Cheese, softened
1  cup  Sugar
3  tablespoons  Flour
4    Eggs
1  cup  Sour Cream
1/4  cup  AMARETTO DI SARONNO liqueur

1/2  cup  Apricot Jam
1  tablespoon  AMARETTO DI SARONNO liqueur

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

2. 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 450F oven 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 250F; continue baking for 1 hour. Run knife around rim of pan ; cool on wire rack. Chill.

3. 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. Makes 10-12 servings.

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