Amaretto Cheesecake Cookies Recipe
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup brown sugar -- packed
6 tbsp butter -- softened
1 package cream cheese -- 8 oz at room
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 tbsp amaretto
1/2 tsp vanilla
4 tbsp almonds -- chopped
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter
until mixture forms fine crumbs. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture for
topping. Press remainder over bottom of ungreased 8 inch square
baking pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350^ or until lightly browned.
In mixer bowl, thoroughly cream together cream cheese and granulated
sugar. Add egg, amaretto, and vanilla; beat well. Spread batter over
partially baked crust. Combine almondswith reserved crumb mixture;
sprinkle over batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool and cut into
Recipe By : Dining on Deck
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