Yield 12 servings
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F(230 degrees C).
- Cream together butter, sugar, vanilla, and flour. Press crust mixture into the flat bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
- In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Pour cheese mixture over crust. Toss apples with sugar and cinnamon. Spread apple mixture over all.
- Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 400 degrees F(200 degrees C) and continuebaking for 25 minutes. Sprinkle almonds over top of torte. Continue baking until lightly browned. Cool before removing from pan.