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!
Combine the crust ingredients. Press onto bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
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.
Combine topping ingredients except almonds and spread over cheesecake. Evenly sprinkle on almonds. Continue baking 5 more minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
Chill in refrigerator several hours before serving.