*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                       Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chocolate                        Desserts
                 Cheesecakes                      Low-Fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6                    Chocolate wafers -- finely crushed
    1 1/2  c             light cream cheese
    1      c             Sugar
    1      c             low-fat cottage cheese
      1/4  c             +2 tb unsweetened cocoa
      1/4  c             all-purpose flour
      1/4  c             Amaretto
    1      t             Vanilla
      1/4  t             Salt
    1                    Egg
    2      tb            Semisweet choc mini morsels
                         Chocolate curls -- optional
 
 Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottom of a 7-inch springform pan. Set aside. 
Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add cream cheese and next 7
ingredients, processing until smooth. Add egg and process just until blended. 
Fold in Chocolate morsels. Slowly pour mixture over  crumbs in pan. Bake at 300^F
for 65 to 70 minutes or until cheesecake is set. Let cool in pan on wire rack. 
Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Remove sides of pan, and transfer cheesecake to
a serving platter. Garnish with chocolate curls*, if desired.
 
 *To make chocolate curls, melt 3 squares semisweet chocolate. Pour the
 melted chocolate onto wax paper and spread to a 3-inch wide strip. Let
 stand until cool but not firm. Pull a vegetable peeler across the chocolate, and
transfer curls to a plate.  Store chocolate curls in the freezer.
 
 **Chocolate-Mint Cheesecake: Substitute 1/4 c creme de menthe for
 amaretto.
 
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 Per serving: 160 Calories; 5g Fat (32% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 22g
Carbohydrate; 31mg Cholesterol; 133mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : You can substitute an 8-inch pan for this cheesecake recipe, if desired.
The larger cheesecake will require only 45 to 50 minutes baking time.