Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

I made this for a Christmas party and everyone gave it rave reviews. I made it the day before the party to make sure it was chilled well. The recipe originally came from a message board on AOL posted by Steph. It's a winner!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the crust ingredients. Press onto bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and flour; mixing well until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until well blended. Blend in sour cream, liquer, and extract; pour over crust. Bake at 450º for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 250º. Continue baking for 55 minutes.
  3. Combine topping ingredients except almonds and spread over cheesecake. Evenly sprinkle on almonds. Continue baking 5 more minutes.
  4. Cool on wire rack.
  5. Chill in refrigerator several hours before serving.
Most Helpful

I made this cheesecake for my family for as a Thanksgiving dessert and it turned out great. Because I was short on time, I used the store-bought graham cracker crust and this recipe made 3 cheesecakes. This turned out to be a good thing because by the end of the night everyone had gobbled up the first 2 and we had one left to keep for ourselves. Two thumbs up...people are still asking for the recipe. Thanks for posting.

Teresa M. December 03, 2008