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Autumn Apple Cheesecake

For the best taste, let the flavors develop by covering and chilling the cheesecake at least 4 hours before serving. A sprig of white currants adds a festive touch.

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Crust

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1 cup graham cracker crumbs
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¾ cup finely chopped pecans
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3 Tbs. granulated sugar
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½ tsp. ground cinnamon
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2 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted

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Filling

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16 oz. low-fat cream cheese, softened
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½ cup granulated sugar
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1 tsp. vanilla extract
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2 large eggs

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Topping

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4 cups peeled and thinly sliced Jonathan or Granny Smith apples
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½ tsp. ground cinnamon
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⅓ cup granulated sugar
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½ cup chopped pecans
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Confectioners' sugar for dusting

Instructions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray 8-inch springform baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. To make Crust: Mix all ingredients in bowl, and press onto bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes, remove from oven and let cool. Leave oven on.
  3. To make Filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla on medium speed until well blended. Blend in eggs one at a time. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with rubber spatula, and pour mixture over crust.
  4. To make Topping: Put sliced apples in bowl, and toss with cinnamon and sugar. Spoon apple mixture over filling, and sprinkle top with pecans.
  5. Bake 1 1/4 hours, or until center is set. Let cheesecake cool before removing it from springform pan.
  6. Transfer cheesecake to serving plate. Dust top lightly with confectioners’ sugar before serving.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
320
Protein: 
7 g
Total Fat: 
19 g
Saturated Fat: 
7 g
Carbohydrates: 
32 g
Cholesterol: 
60 mg
Sodium: 
170 mg
Fiber: 
2 g
Sugar: 
24 g
Yield: 
Serves 12

Comments on this Recipe

Apple cake

Ill try it fingers crossed hopefully it comes out right.