Amaretto Cheesecake Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 493
Yield: 16 bar cookies
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1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
6 tablespoons butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
4 tablespoons amaretto
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 tablespoons chopped almonds


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 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 squares.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 493
Calories from Fat: 299

This Amaretto Cheesecake Cookies recipe is from the Recipe Hall of Fame Guilty Pleasures Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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