Amaretto Cheesecake With Hazelnut Macaroon Crust

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READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl combine toasted coconut, ground hazlenuts and butter.
  • Press onto bottom of 10 inch spring-form pan.
  • Set aside.
  • Preheat oven 325 degrees F.
  • In food processor blend cottage cheese and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add the 3/4 C sugar, amaretto, and whole eggs beat until smooth, put into large bowl, set aside.
  • In mixing bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar at high speed until foamy.
  • Gradually add the 1/4 C sugar a tablespoon at a time; beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Gently fold egg white mixture into cheese mixture.
  • Pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 50 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven allow to cool 15 minutes.
  • Cover and chill at least 8 hours.
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