Peach and Cream Cheese Torte

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (28 ounce) can peach slices, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

1_ Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).

2_ To make the crust, mix butter, 1/3 cup sugar, flour, pecans and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in a bowl. Press into the bottom of a 10-inch pie plate.

3_ Bake the crust in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.

4_ Meanwhile, beat the cream cheese, egg, almond extract, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in a bowl until smooth. Gently fold the peach slices into the cream cheese mixture. Spread the filling over the cooled crust. Sprinkle the cinnamon over the top.


5_ Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) and continue to cook for 20 to 25 minutes more.

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