ALMOND APPLE CHEESECAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Servings: 10 servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 1/3 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • Filling:
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Topping:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; prick with a fork. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 F. for 10 minutes or until soft but set. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Carefully spread jam over crust. For the filling, in a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla; beat just until blended. Spread over jam. For topping, combine the sugar and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add apples and toss to coat. Spoon over the filling. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake at 350 F. for 55-60 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edges of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour lounger. Chill overnight. Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 10 servings.
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Notes

This time of your when the apples are at their very best, here where I live, I like to make this delicious cheesecake.

Who doesn't like cheesecake? With its flavorful apple-cinnamon topping and the raspberry jam layer this treat is outstanding.

Categories: Cheesecake 
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