Raspberry Cheesecake Cookie Pizza
|Title:||Raspberry Cheesecake Cookie Pizza|
3/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Beat the butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the 3/4 cup sugar and beat until combined. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Spread dough in a lightly greased 12- or 13-inch pizza pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 25 minutes or until golden.
Meanwhile, beat together cream cheese, 1 egg, and the 1 tablespoon sugar until smooth. Spread over hot crust to within 1/2 inch of the edge. Dollop reserve on top. With a knife, carefully swirl preserve to marble. Sprinkle with almond. Bake 5 to 10 minutes more or till filling is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut in wedges. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.