Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Sue Huhn

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@Wiscdance

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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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2In 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
3Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
4In 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.
5In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg
Spoon evenly over cream cheese mixture
6For 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
7Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until filling is set
8Drizzle 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