CARAMEL APPLE CHEESECAKE BARS W/STREUSEL TOPPING

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 c. AP flour
  • 1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c. plus 2 T. sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tspn vanilla extract
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored & finely chopped
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. ground nutmeg
  • Streusel Topping (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 c. caramel topping
  • Streusel Topping:
  • Makes about 1 cup
  • 1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c. AP flour
  • 1/2 c. quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, softened

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar.
  • Cut in butter w/a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  • Press evenly into a 13x9x2 inch baking pan lined w/heavy duty aluminum foil.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese w/an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth.
  • Beat in 1/2 c. sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Pour over warm crust.
  • In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, 2 T. sugar, cinnamon & nutmeg.
  • Spoon evenly over cream cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle evenly w/Streusel Topping.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until filling is set.
  • Drizzle w/caramel topping.
  • Streusel Topping:
  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients.
  • I found this recipe on thenest.com. It sounds wonderful but I haven't tried it yet. the nestie was jamaicamama and she got it from Paula Deen

Notes

I found this recipe on thenest.com. It sounds wonderful but I haven't tried it yet. the nestie was jamaicamama and she got it from Paula Deen

Categories: Cheesecake  Cupcakes  Dessert  Oven  Refrigerator 

Author Credit: Paula Deen

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