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                       Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : <arlenes@holly.ColoState.EDU>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  c             Chocolate wafer crumbs
    1      c             Blanched almonds, lightly
                         Toasted and chopped
      1/3  c             Sugar
    6      tb            Butter, softened
   24      oz            Cream cheese, softened
    1      c             Sugar -  toasted and chopped
      1/3  c             Heavy cream
      1/2  c             Amaretto
    2      ts            Vanilla
    4                    Eggs
    2      c             Sour cream
    1      tb            Sugar
    1      c             Blanched almonds, lightly
 
   ~-------------------------------GARNISH-+----------------------------- ~-
   Preheat oven to 375. Combine crumbs, almonds, sugar and butter. Pat mixtur
   on bottom and sides of a 10 inch springform pan.  cream together the cream
   cheese, sugar, heavy cream, liqueur, and 1 t vanilla. Beat in eggs, 1 at a
   beating well after each addition.  Beat mixture until light. Pour into cru
   lined pan.  Bake in middle of oven for 1 1/2 hours or until top of cake cra
   and knife inserted in middle comes out clean. Let stand on rack 5 minutes.
    Combine sour cream, 1 t vanilla, and sugar. Mix well and spread evenly ove
   cake.  Bake for 5 more minutes. Place on rack and let cool completely. cove
   lightly with wax paper and let chill overnight. When ready to serve, remov
   sides from pan and garnish with toasted almonds around outer edge and on to
   of cake. Hope this fills the bill.
 
                    
 
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