caramel apple cheesecake bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Kayla Hanson
from La Crosse, WI

A dessert that's so good, you'll go back for seconds. Great any time of the year, but especially in Fall when apples are at their peak.

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For caramel apple cheesecake bars

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    plus 2 tbs. sugar
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 3
    granny smith apples(peeled, cored, and finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 jar
    caramel ice cream topping
  • STREUSEL TOPPING
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
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How To Make caramel apple cheesecake bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x13 pan with aluminum foil.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press evenly into pan and bake for 15 min or until lightly browned.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time and stir in vanilla. Pour over crust.
  • 4
    In a small bowl, stir together apple pieces, 2 Tbs. sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Spoon evenly over cream cheese layer.
  • 5
    Streusel topping: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir until well mixed. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.
  • 6
    Bake for 30 min or until filling is set. Drizzle with caramel topping and serve. (Can also be topped by a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.)

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