*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         AMARETTO CHEESECAKE DELITE
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----CHOCOLATE COOKIE CRUST-----
    1 1/2   c            Chocolate cookie crumbs
    3       tb           Chopped almonds
    2       tb           Soy oil
                         --- OR ---
    2                    Cookie crumb crusts
                         - chocolate, ready-to-serve
                         -----GLAZED ALMOND TOPPING-----
    2       tb           Sugar
      3/4   c            Sliced almonds
                         -----AMARETTO FILLING-----
   10 1/2   oz           Pkg. lite soft silken tofu
   16       oz           Lower fat cream cheese
                         - softened
    3       tb           EQUAL measure -- OR...
   36                    -EQUAL packets -- OR...
    1 1/2   c            -Sugar
    6                    Egg whites
    4                    Whole eggs
      1/4   c            Amaretto
    2       tb           Vanilla
 
   In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for the crust. Press evenly into
   the bottom of a    9-inch springform pan.
   
   Using an electric mixer, combine tofu and cream cheese until smooth. Add
   EQUAL or sugar and mix thoroughly. Add egg whites and whole eggs to
   ingredients and continue to mix until well blended. Add Amaretto and
   vanilla. Pour over crust in springform pan or divide batter into two
   prepared pie crusts. Bake at 300 F for 1 hour in the springform pan or 40
   minutes for the two prepared crusts.
   
   Heat two tablespoons of sugar in a non-stick pan until sugar turns a golden
   brown. Toss almonds in sugar to coat. Remove almonds and allow to cool on
   wax paper. Break apart when cooled and arrange almonds around edge of cake.
   Refrigerate. Serves 16.
   
   *1/2 cup chocolate cookie crumbs can also be sprinkled around the outside
   of the cheesecake for a different taste combination.
   
   First Place, Desserts Category - Cooking with Ohio’s Soy Foods
   Ohio State Fair Recipe Contest
   Developed by Jacqueline DeMatteis-O'Brien
   
   Reprinted with permission from the Indiana Soybean Development Council.
   Meal-Master format by Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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