Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Sue Huhn

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Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 stick
butter, softened

CHEESECAKE FILLING

24 oz
cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar +
2 Tbsp
sugar - divided
3 large
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla

APPLES

3
granny smith apples, cored, peeled and chopped fine
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg

STREUSEL TOPPING

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 c
quick cooking oats
1 stick
butter, softened

DRIZZLE

1/2 c
caramel topping for drizzling after baked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar
Cut in butter with a pastry blender (or 2 forks) until mixture is crumbly Press evenly into a 9x13 baking pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil
3
Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
4
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with 3/4 cup sugar in an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth
Then add eggs, 1 at a time, and vanilla
Stir to combine
Pour over warm crust.
5
In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg
Spoon evenly over cream cheese mixture
6
For the streusel topping:
In a small bowl, combine all ingredients
Use clean hands to thoroughly combine the butter into the mixture.
Sprinkle Streusel topping over apples
7
Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until filling is set
8
Drizzle with caramel topping and let cool
Serve cold and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids