Apple Almond Cheesecake

Recipe by woodland hues
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust: in small mixing bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add ground almonds, sugar and almond extract, and mix.
  • Work flour into mixture until ball of dough forms.
  • Place dough between two sheets of waxed paper and roll into 10" circle.
  • Remove paper and turn pastry in 9" springform pan, gently pressing against side and bottom of pan.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Filling: in another bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Beat in sugar, egg and extract.
  • Pour into chilled crust.
  • Topping: in a large bowl, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  • Arrange apple slices in circular fashion until used up.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake in 425F oven for 10 minutes, then turn down to 350F and bake 30 - 35 minutes longer or until apples are tender.
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