Amaretto Cheesecake Cookies
Posted by: Tuddles Fri, 17 Jun 2005, at 5:25 a.m.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup brown sugar -- packed
6 tablespoons butter -- softened
1 package cream cheese -- 8 oz at room temp
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 tablespoons amaretto
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 tablespoons almonds -- chopped
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter until
mixture forms fine crumbs. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture for topping. Press
remainder over bottom of ungreased 8 inch square baking pan. Bake for 12-15
minutes at 350° or until lightly browned.
In mixer bowl, thoroughly cream together cream cheese and granulated sugar. Add
egg, amaretto, and vanilla; beat well. Spread batter over partially baked crust.
Combine almonds with reserved crumb
mixture; sprinkle over batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool and cut into