1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 10- or 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining half until needed. Place dough between 2 sheets of lightly floured waxed paper; roll to form 10-inch round. Refrigerate while preparing remainder of torte.
2With floured fingers, press remaining half of dough evenly in bottom of pan. Spread preserves over dough; sprinkle with vanilla baking chips and pudding mix. Remove dough round from refrigerator. Peel off top sheet of waxed paper. Carefully invert dough over mixture in pan; remove waxed paper. Press edges to fit.
3In small bowl, mix flour and sugar until well blended. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Brush top of dough with egg white; sprinkle with flour mixture and almonds.
4Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Run knife around side of pan to loosen torte. Cool 45 minutes. Carefully remove side of pan. Serve warm.