Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake Recipe
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Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake Recipe

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An attractive topping of cinnamon-spiced apple slices and a homemade oat-and-walnut crust make this creamy dessert a definite show stopper. —Emily Ann Young, Kenai, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • FILLING:
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup thawed apple juice concentrate

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 384 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, oats, walnuts and cinnamon until well blended. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in milk and apple juice concentrate until smooth. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined (batter will be thin). Pour into crust. Return pan to baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. In a large skillet, cook and stir apples in butter over medium heat until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Arrange over cheesecake.
  5. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, cinnamon and juice concentrate until smooth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Immediately brush over apples. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake in Taste of Home August/September 2006, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 384 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2014

"My grandma taught me that if you can't say something nice, keep your mouth shut. John needs a job or something to do besides junk like this. Thank you, Emily, for sharing. Have a blessed Thanksgiving!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2014

"Wowza, I think John may have some anger about more than the cheesecake recipe. lol this was good! Family liked it, I liked it, this is some tasty crap. :)"

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2014

"This was an terrible recipe and typical of the trailer park Taste of Home submissions. It is basically cream cheese with sweetened condensed milk. There is no other flavor. the apple and cinnamon are completely missing from the palate (and I used a little bit extra apple juice). It always seems safe to avoid recipes that call for something like "frozen condensed apple juice" as it's usually a way to avoid using quality ingredients. This is no exception. I tried this recipe after tasting an amazing apple/cinnamon cheesecake at a local restaurant. This version pales and goes in the trash. If you want cheap cheesecake that is overly sweet but lacking substance, this is it. If you actually want good cheesecake look elsewhere. Even the boxed stuff (no bake) beats this crap"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2014

"Love this recipe..the best apple cheesecake"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2014

"This was wonderful. One of my favorites. I made this for my staff and they love it."

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