Caramel Apple Cheesecake bars

alberta smith

By
@evon

All my guys ask for these so together everyone is happy and I dont have too many desserts.


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
(2 sticks) butter, softened

APPLES

3
granny smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
1 Tbsp
white sugar
1 Tbsp
brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg

CHEESECAKE LAYER

16 oz
packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
white sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract

STREUSEL TOPPING:

1 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 c
quick cooking oats
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter, softened
caramel ice cream topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
In medium bowl combine, flour, brown sugar,salt and cinnamon. Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly and well combined.
3
Press the mixture into a well greased 9x13 baking pan.
4
Bake 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
5
Place diced apples into a bowl and toss with sugars, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
6
In a medium bowl,cream together cream cheese and sugar. Beat in the eggs until creamy and combined.
7
Spread cream cheese mixture over the crust and top with the apples
8
Make streusel mixture by combining all the streusel ingredients until crumbly.
9
Sprinkle the streusel mixture over the apples.
10
Bake for 30-40 minutes until cheesecake layer is done.(test for doneness with tooth pick (it will come out clean of cream cheese))
11
Remove from oven and let cool.
12
When cooled completely drizzle on the caramel topping.
13
These are ready to eat when they come out of the oven, but I prefer to refrigerate them for at least 3 hours to give the cheesecake layer time to set.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American