Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

Nicole P.

By
@froggeh

This recipe is adapted from Paula Deen's recipe. Usually I am not a fan of her recipes but this one looked too good to pass up :) It combines 2 of my favorite desserts: cheesecake and apple crumble?


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Serves:

12

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 c
butter, softened

CHEESECAKE PART

2 pkg
pkg. (250 g each) cream cheese
1/2 c
sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
2
large eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract

PREPARING APPLES

4
apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
1 tsp
ground cinnamon

STREUSEL PART

3/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 c
flour
1/2 c
quick cooking oats
1/2 c
butter, softened

Directions Step-By-Step

1
base part:
In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into a 13x9-inch baking pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
2
Cheesecake part:
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Beat in 1/2 cup sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Pour over warm crust.
3
Preparing apples:
In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Top cheesecake part with chopped apples.
4
Streusel part
In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and sprinkle evenly over apples.
Bake 30 minutes, or until filling is set (until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean)
5
You can serve as is or with dulce de Leche
here is a quick link to it: facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=50407397...

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy