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Apple Cacao Nib Torte
From Dorothy McNett's recipes at www.dorothymcnett.com. Cacao nibs are raw chocolate nibs, also known as a Mayan superfood!
1/2 cup unsalted butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In food processor with steel chopping blade in place, pulse the butter, sugar and vanilla. Add the flour and blend just until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into bottom and about one inch up the sides of a 9 inch springform pan. Spread jam over the crust. In bowl, soften cream cheese on half power in microwave for 30-40 seconds. Add sugar, egg, cacao nibs and vanilla and blend to make a smooth mixture. Spread over the jam. Toss the apple slices with the remaining sugar and cinnamon and arrange evenly over the filling. Sprinkle with almonds. TURN OVEN DOWN to 375 degrees and bake 40 - 45 minutes.
Recipe created 2005-09-26.