Scrumptious Apple-Pecan Cheesecake

74  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 6 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Scrumptious Apple-Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 cups thin peeled apple slices

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Mix  crumbs, 1/2 cup nuts, 3 Tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
  • Beat  cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust. Mix 1/3 cup sugar and remaining cinnamon in large bowl. Add apples; toss to coat. Spoon over cream cheese layer; sprinkle with remaining nuts.
  • Bake  1 hour 10 min. to 1 hour 15 min or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseEnjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.

Cooking Know-HowFor best results, use firm apples, such as Granny Smith or McIntosh.

NoteReduce oven temperature to 300ºF if using a dark nonstick springform pan.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 350 
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Saturated fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 85 mg
  • Sodium 240 mg
  • Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sugars 25 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 15 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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