Apple: Apple Harvest Cheesecake

posted by SandyOH 09-04-102 6:47 AM

Apple Harvest Cheesecake

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

1 package cream cheese (8-ounces), softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 cups apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup pecans

Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and butter or margarine; press into bottom of an ungreased, 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing with an electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla. Pour filling over crust. Combine sugar and cinnamon; toss with apples. Spoon apple mixture over cream cheese layer; sprinkle with pecans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan. Chill.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Approximate values per serving: 351 calories, 19 g fat, 88 mg cholesterol, 5 g protein, 43 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 204 mg sodium, 47 percent calories from fat.

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