Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake
Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake- a creamy and rich cheesecake with an oreo crust and an almond-flavored filling. Pure heaven!
9-Inch Springform Pan
finely crushed oreo cookies (about 24)
Toasted sliced almonds and whipped cream for serving
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, stir together the crushed oreos and melted butter.
Press into the bottom and slightly up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
Place chocolate in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan and heat over low heat until melted, stirring frequently. Set aside.
Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth.
Add sugar, flour, and vanilla extract and beat until mixed well.
Beat in eggs one at a time beating at low speed just until mixed in. Do not overbeat.
Beat in melted chocolate, milk and amaretto just until incorporated.
Pour batter into springform pan.
Set springforn pan on a rimmed baking sheet Bake for 45 minutes, our until just the very center jiggles when you shake it. (It will set up as it cools.)
Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edge and loosen the sides of the pan.
Let cool for 30 minutes. Remove sides of pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Slice and serve with whipped cream and toasted almonds.
You can crush the oreos in a food processor or place them in a ziplock bag and crush them with a rolling pin.