Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

By
@ArtByASM

Let's Celebrate Apple Pie Day! Here is a recipe I have done and everytime and it's a taste bud pleaser! So yummy! Instead of making caramel sauce, I buy it and drizzle it on top when I cut them into bars. Soooo good!


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Serves:

8-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 1/2 stick
butter into square pats

CHEESECAKE LAYER

2 pkg
(8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

APPLE LAYER

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

STREUSEL TOPPING

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

TOP WITH CARAMEL SAUCE (OPTIONAL)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
2
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with 1/2 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.
3
In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Spoon evenly over cream cheese mixture.
4
Sprinkle evenly with Streusel topping. Bake 30-45 minutes, or until filling is set.
5
When cooled cut into bars and drizzle with caramel topping.

About this Recipe

Collection: Apple Picks
Hashtags: #apple, #cheesecake