Amaretto Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

Yessssssssss is the only word you need to say..... when thinking about making this cheesecake!

Top Review by scancan

This had such a beautiful blend of flavors, amaretto, apricot, and the chopped walnuts which I substituted for the almonds. This is a wonderful cheesecake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the graham crumbs, chopped almonds, sugar and butter.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.
  5. In a large mixing bowl combine the cream cheese, sugar and flour.
  6. Mix until well blended.
  7. Beat in eggs one at a time until blended.
  8. Blend in sour cream and Amaretto.
  9. Pour over crust and bake for 10 minutes.
  10. Reduce temp to 250 degrees and bake for 40 minutes more.
  11. You want the cheese cake JUST set.
  12. Remove and place on a wire rack.
  13. Run a knife around the edges to loosen.
  14. Chill overnight.
  15. Combine the jam and amaretto in a small saucepan.
  16. Heat over low until just warm.
  17. Pour over chilled cheesecake and sprinkle with the almonds.
  18. Serve.

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