Easy Caramel Apple Cheesecake
1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs
1-1/4 cups apple pie filling
1 to 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray 9-in. springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.
In small bowl, combine crumbs and butter. Press into bottom of prepared springform pan. Bake 9 minutes; cool.
In large bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until well blended. Add eggs; beat well. Pour cream cheese mixture over crust.
Bake 40-50 minutes until center is almost set. Refrigerate at least 3 hrs. Carefully run knife around edge to loosen pan. Remove side of pan.
Spread apple pie filling over top of cake. Sprinkle peanuts over apple pie filling; drizzle with caramel topping. Serve immediately. Refrigerate any leftovers.