Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

1
Nicole P.

By
@froggeh

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?

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1base 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.
  • 2Cheesecake 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.
  • 3Preparing apples:
    In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Top cheesecake part with chopped apples.
  • 4Streusel 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)
  • 5You can serve as is or with dulce de Leche
    here is a quick link to it: facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=50407397...

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About Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy