Appetizers & Side Dishes

Raspberry-Amaretto Cheesecake Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 60 min  |  Servings: 12  |  Calories: 292
191 Raspberry Amaretto Cheesecake 0
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
60 min

This cheesecake is light and fluffy with a wonderfully soft and creamy texture thanks to Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta. The raspberry topping makes for wonderfully tangy and sweet flavor addition.

  • =Crust:
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 cookies) soft coconut macaroon cookie crumbs, processed in blender
  • =Filling:
  • 4 cups (30 oz.) Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup seedless red raspberry preserves, heated
  • 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • Fresh raspberries (optional)
  1. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 8-inch or 9-inch springform pan. Press cookie crumbs evenly over bottom of pan. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 10 minutes.
  2. Blend together cheese, sugar, half-and-half, liqueur, flour and salt in bowl of electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time; blend until smooth. Pour over crust. Bake at 350°F 1 hour or until center is just set. Turn off oven; cool in oven with door propped open 30 minutes. Remove to cooling rack; loosen cake from rim of pan with metal spatula.
  3. Cool completely. Spread preserves over cake. Chill 2 to 24 hours hours. Sprinkle almonds around edges of cake. Garnish with raspberries, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
12 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5 grams
Saturated Fat 5.2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 grams
Cholesterol 70 milligrams
Sodium 200 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 43 grams
Dietary Fiber 1 grams
Protein 8 grams
Vitamin A 30RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 168mg 14%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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