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Amaretto Peach Cheesecake

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  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour


  • 24 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 16 ounces canned peach halves*
  • 1/4 cup almond flavored liqueur (amaretto)

* Peach halves should be drained and then pureed.


  1. Crust: Combine margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg. Add flour; mix well. Spread dough onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  3. Filling: Combine cream cheese, sugar and flour; mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add peaches and liqueur; mix well. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 250 degrees F, then continue baking for 65 minutes.
  6. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.
  7. Garnish with additional peach slices and sliced almonds, if desired.