PAULA DEEN CARAMEL APPLE CHEESECAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Streusel topping, recipe follows
  • 1/2 cup caramel topping

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  • Press evenly into a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan lined with heavy-duty aluminum foil.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with 1/2 cup sugar in an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth.
  • Then add eggs, 1 at a time, and vanilla. Stir to combine.
  • Pour over warm crust.
  • In a small bowl, stir together chopped apples, remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Spoon evenly over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Streusel topping.
  • Bake 30 minutes, or until filling is set. Drizzle with caramel topping.

Notes

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars with Streusel Topping Recipe

Paula Deen

This was on Paula's show today..YUM

Categories: Cheesecake  Dairy  Dessert  Eggs  Mixer  Oven  Sweet 

Author Credit: Paula Deen

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