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  1. Amaretto Cheesecake

  2. 2 cups cookie crumbs (vanilla cookies, graham crackers or chocolate cookies)

  3. 2 tbs sugar

  4. 1/4 cup melted butter

  5. 24 oz. softened cream cheese

  6. 1 1/4 cup sugar

  7. 3 eggs

  8. 1/2 cup liqueur (Amaretto or Baileys)

  9. 1 cup sour cream

  10. 1/3 cup sugar

  11. 1/4 cup liqueur Toss cookies, sugar and butter in a food processor and blend.

  12. Crumbs should stick together. If they don't, add a little more

  13. melted butter. Pack into bottom and up the sides of a springform

  14. pan

  15. Place cream cheese, sugar, eggs and liqueur in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pour into the prepared crust.

  16. 1 hour at

  17. 350 degrees ... or until filling is firm and top is golden brown.

  18. When cake is cooled you can add topping.

  19. Combine sour cream, sugar and liqueur in a food processor, and blend. Pour on cake. Chill for about an hour so it sets up nice.

  20. Put the cake on your serving plate and remove the springform pan.

  21. If you want to be really decadent, pour a can of prepared cherry

  22. pie filling over the whole thing just before serving.


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