Amaretto Cheesecake

This is a classic, creamy cheesecake with a twist. The added goodness of Amaretto! From the buttery crust, to the decadent amaretto filling; this is sure to become a holiday favorite!

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Amaretto Cheesecake

  • Author: Pass Your Plates


Classic cheesecake with an amaretto spin.



12 oz. graham crackers, crushed to a fine crumb

¼ cup almonds, pulverized

1/4 cup sugar

6 Tbsp salted butter, softened or melted

4 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temp!!!!!

1 ¼ cups white sugar

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

6 tablespoons amaretto liqueur

Pinch of salt

4 eggs

Whipped cream

Graham crackers, crushed


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

In a medium bowl combine graham crackers, almonds, sugar and butter. Press into the bottom of a

greased 9 inch spring form pan.

Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool.

Preheat oven to 350F.

In a food processor combine cream cheese, sugar, flour and amaretto; process until smooth. Blend in

eggs, but DO NOT OVER MIX. Pour mixture into cooled crust. You may not need all of the mixture!

Bake for 1 hour. Remove and cool completely. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and crushed

graham crackers.

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