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Cheesecake ( Amaretto Peach ) Recipe


3 tb Margarine
1/3 c Sugar
1 Large Egg
3/4 c Unbleached All-purpose Flour
24 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
3/4 c Sugar
3 tb Unbleached All-purpose Flour
3 Large Eggs
16 oz Canned Peach Halves *
1/4 c Almond Flavored Liqueur

* Peach halves should be drained, and then pureed.

Combine margarine and sugar until light and
fluffy. Blend in egg. Add flour; mix well. Spread dough onto bottom
of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 450 degrees F., 10 minutes. Combine
cream cheese, sugar and flour; mixing at medium speed on electric
mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add
peaches and liqueur; mix well. Pour over crust. Bake at 450 degrees
F., 10 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 250 degrees F.; continue baking 65
minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of
pan. Chill. Garnish with additional peach slices and sliced almonds,
if desired.