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Almond Brickle Cheesecake

Recipe Ingredients

Crust

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups shortbread cookie crumbs, about 20 cookies

Filling

  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch Schnapps
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 6 ounces almond brickle chips

Method

  1. Crust: Mix all ingredients together and reserve 1/2 cup of the mixture. Press remaining mixture into bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Filling: Beat cream cheese and sugars until blended.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, then sour cream and butterscotch Schnapps.
  4. Toss brickle chips with flour, then add to cream cheese mixture. Pour into prepared crust; sprinkle with reserved crumbs.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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