apple streusel cheesecake bars

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Nicole P.
from Hull, QC

This recipe is adapted from Paula Deen's recipe. Usually I am not a fan of her recipes but this one looked too good to pass up :) It combines 2 of my favorite desserts: cheesecake and apple crumble?

serves 12
method Bake

Ingredients For apple streusel cheesecake bars

  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • CHEESECAKE PART
  • 2 pkg
    pkg. (250 g each) cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
    sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • PREPARING APPLES
  • 4
    apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • STREUSEL PART
  • 3/4 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
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How To Make apple streusel cheesecake bars

  • 1
    base part: In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into a 13x9-inch baking pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil. Bake 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • 2
    Cheesecake part: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Beat in 1/2 cup sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Pour over warm crust.
  • 3
    Preparing apples: In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Top cheesecake part with chopped apples.
  • 4
    Streusel part In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and sprinkle evenly over apples. Bake 30 minutes, or until filling is set (until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean)
  • 5
    You can serve as is or with dulce de Leche here is a quick link to it: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=504073972999454&set=a.489397737800411.1073741880.463079327098919&type=3&theater
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