Amoretto Cheesecake (Mother Wonderful’s)
2 c. crumbs from graham crackers
¼ c. sugar
¼ c. melted butter
Process crackers into crumbs. Process with sugar. Add melted butter and process. Press into 10 “ spring form pan. Place in freezer while preparing the filling.
2 lb. (4 8 oz pkgs) cream cheese
1 ½ c. sugar 1 T. Amoretto liqueur
1 t. vanilla 1 t. almond extract
4 eggs pinch of salt
Oven 350. Combine on low speed cheese and sugar, then extracts, then eggs. Pour into crust.
Bake 40 min. (+5 min if ingredients are cold.)
Let sit 10 minutes while preparing the topping.
Topping: 2 c. sour cream, ¼ c. sugar and
1 t. vanilla
Spread topping over cheesecake. Return to oven for 10 minutes. Let cool immediately in refrigerator.
Goes well alone or with cherry or blueberry toppings.