Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake

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Christine Hadden

By
@chadden1220

No, you are not dreaming. This is really a cheesecake that is stuffed with the deliciousness of an apple pie. This dessert is not for the faint of heart. This is a delightfully heavy dessert, BUT I do think it's worth every single calorie that it has. I do not even want to figure out a calorie count for this, it's THAT good.

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This cheesecake will please both the apple and cheesecake lovers. It's rich and creamy. A gingersnap crust is a perfect base for this delectable dessert. The apples are a tasty surprise hiding in the middle. We loved the sweet crunchy topping, it's like one you'd find on an apple pie. This is beautiful enough for an event, but simple enough for a weeknight dessert. We highly recommend the caramel syrup, it's the perfect final touch.

Note: We baked it in a water bath to prevent cracking. Place the foil-wrapped pan, in about 2 inches of warm water and then bake. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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FOR CRUST

2 c
graham cracker crumbs or gingersnap crumbs
6 Tbsp
melted butter

FOR CHEESECAKE

24 oz
cream cheese, softened (3 bricks)
1 c
sugar (white)
2
eggs, whole
1
egg yolk
1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract

APPLE PIE LAYER

3
apples, peeled and sliced
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg

FOR TOPPING

1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
melted butter
2 Tbsp
optional: caramel sauce

How to Make Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2Spray 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
  • 3In a bowl mix crumbs with 6 tbsp melted butter.
  • 4Press firmly into springform pan, allowing it to go about 1/2 inch up the side of pan to create a nice crust.
  • 5Wrap the outside of the pan with foil and bake 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • 6While crust is cooking, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
  • 7Beat in eggs, egg yolk, flour, cream, and vanilla until well blended.
  • 8In a separate bowl, toss apples with 1 tbsp brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until coated.
  • 9Pour half the cream cheese mixture over crust.
  • 10Arrange apples over the cream cheese mixture.
  • 11Then pour remaining mixture over apples.
  • 12Bake 40 minutes at 350.
  • 13While cheesecake is baking, prepare the topping. In a small bowl stir together 1/2 c brown sugar and 1/4 c melted butter.
  • 14After cheesecake has baked 40 minutes, drop topping mixture over cheesecake.
  • 15Put back in oven and cook another 30 minutes until top is golden brown and edges have begun to pull away from sides of springform pan.
  • 16Cool on wire rack to room temperature.
  • 17Once the cheesecake has come to room temperature, wrap tightly in plastic and refrigerate overnight which will allow it to set properly. Optional: Drizzle caramel sauce over top before serving.

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About Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #cheesecake




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