Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 10-12
  • -Crust-
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick/4 oz./113g) margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • -Filling-
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
  • -Apple Glaze-
  • 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cornstach Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Cinnamon
DIRECTIONS
  1. For Crust:
  2. Preheat oven to 300°F/150°C.
  3. In a mixing bowl add the chopped nuts, cinnamon, graham cracker crumbs, and the butter. Mix well. Press into the bottom of a 9 in round baking pan or a 9 in springform pan. Place in the oven for a little bit while it's preheating (about 5-8 minutes).
  4. For Filling:
  5. In large mixer bowl, beat cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Add eggs and juice concentrate; mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 45 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool.
  6. In large skillet, cook apples in remaining 1 tablespoon butter or margarine until tender-crisp. Arrange on top of cheesecake; drizzle with Cinnamon Apple Glaze. Chill. Refrigerate leftovers.
  7. Cinnamon Apple Glaze:
  8. In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed, 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon; mix well. Over low heat, cook and stir until thickened.
  9. Makes about 1/4 cup.
  10. Makes 10-12 servings.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I got this recipe off an internet search but I have altered the recipe a little bit b/c the original crust in the recipe didn't sound good at all.