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                       CHERRY CRESCENT CHEESECAKE CUPS
  
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  Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
  Categories    : Cakes
  
    Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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     1       pk           Cream cheese, 8 oz.
     1                    Egg
     1       c            Powdered sugar
       1/4   c            Chopped almonds
     1       t            Almond extract
     1       cn           Crescent rolls , 8 oz.
                          -----TOPPING-----
     1       c            Cherry pie filling
     2       tb           Amaretto or cherry brandy
     1       tb           Margarine
  
    Heat oven to 350F. Grease 8 muffin cups. In medium bowl, combine cream
    cheese and egg until smooth. Add powdered sugar, almondds and extract; mix
    well. Separate dough into 4 rectangles; firmly press perforation to seal.
    Press or roll each rectangle into an 8x4-inch rectangle. Cut each in half
    crosswise to form 8 squares. Press each square into bottom of prepared
    muffin cup, leaving corners of each square extended over sides of cup.
    Place about 1/4 cup cream cheese mixture in center of each square. Bring 4
    corners of each square together in center of cup and firmly press points
    together to seal. Bake at 350F for 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown.
    Immediately remove from muffin cups. In small saucepan, combine topping
    ingredients; cook over low heat until bubbly and margarine melts. Serve
    over warm desserts. Refrigerate leftovers. Makes 8 servings.
   
  
  
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