Description Edit

This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Gonzales Estate in Crandall, Texas in 1980.

Ingredients Edit

Filling Edit

Sauce Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In small bowl stir together crushed cookies and chopped almonds.
  2. Add butter and stir to combine.
  3. Press mixture into bottom of a greased spring form pan.
  4. In large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar and cornstarch.
  5. Beat until smooth with an electric mixer.
  6. Add eggs one at a time beating well each time.
  7. Add yolk and beat again.
  8. Stir in whipping cream, amaretto and almond extract then mix well.
  9. Pour mixture into the crust and bake at 400 for 10 minutes.
  10. Lower temperature to 200 and bake 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  11. Remove cheesecake from oven and run knife around inside edge of pan.
  12. Turn oven off then return cake to oven for an additional 30 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven and chill for 3 hours or more.
  14. Puree thawed berries in blender then strain through fine sieve over wide bowl.
  15. Heat puree with sugar until mixed.
  16. Remove from heat and add liqueur.
  17. To serve pool ¼ cup of sauce on each plate.
  18. Place serving of cheesecake on sauce.
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