Caramel Apple Cheesecake V
1 can (21 oz.) apple pie filling
1 graham cracker pie crust (9-inch)
2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup caramel topping
12 pecan halves
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Reserve 3/4 cup apple filling. Spoon remaining filling into crust.
Beat together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add eggs and beat well. Pour over apple filling. Bake 35 minutes or until center is set. Cool.
Mix reserved apple filling and caramel topping in a small saucepan. Heat about 1 minute. Arrange apple slices around outside edge of cheesecake. Spoon caramel sauce onto the cheesecake and spread evenly. Decorate with pecan halves around edge. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.