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Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte
Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte

Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte

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Cook Minutes 4 Hr 10 Min
Prep : 30 Min Cook: 3 Hr 40 Min
Can't decide between a homemade pie and a rich cheesecake? Now you don't have to - our Almond-Pear Cream Cheese Torte combines the best of both desserts in one recipe.
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12 Servings
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar, divided
1 cup flour
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
4 cups sliced peeled fresh pears (about 4)
1/4 cup sliced almonds
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Step 1
Heat oven to 425ºF.
Step 2
Beat butter and 1/3 cup sugar in small bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour; mix well. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of 9-inch springform pan.
Step 3
Beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup of the remaining sugar in same bowl with mixer until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Spread onto bottom of crust. Mix remaining sugar and cinnamon. Add to pears in large bowl; toss to coat. Arrange over cream cheese layer; top with nuts.
Step 4
Bake 10 min. Reduce temperature to 375°F. Bake 25 to 30 min. or until centre is set. Cool completely. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen torte. Remove rim. Refrigerate torte 3 hours.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute finely chopped pecans for the almonds.
How to Store
Keep refrigerated.
Size Wise
Dessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portion size.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 16 g
Saturated fat 9 g
45 %
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 150 mg
6 %
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 22 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A
15 %
Vitamin C
4 %
4 %
6 %
Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (107 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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