Apple Cheesecake

This is so good, one of my very favorites. It’s also easy to make and is a very attractive dessert.

Apple Cheesecake
 
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Shortbread crust with cheesecake filling topped with apples and cinnamon.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
Crust:
  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
Filling:
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Topping:
  • 1½ pounds apples
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
Instructions
Crust:
  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add flour and mix well. Press into the bottom and half way up sides of a 9" springform pan.
Filling:
  1. Mix cream cheese and sugar. Add egg and vanilla and blend well. Spoon over crust.
Topping:
  1. Core, peel and thinly slice apples.
  2. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over apples and toss to coat apples on both sides.
  3. Arrange apples in a pinwheel fashion over the filling. Sprinkle almonds over top.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F. for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 400 degrees F. and bake for 25 minutes. Cool to room temperature (3 to 4 hours) and then refrigerate until serving.

 

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