Apple Pecan Cheesecake

For an impressive baked cheesecake perfect for your fall party or Thanksgiving, choose this classic dessert recipe with apples, pecans and brown sugar.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 12 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, finely crushed (about 1-1/2 cups crumbs)
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1½ cups packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 egg s
  • 3 apple s, peeled, chopped
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 325°F.


Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Combine graham crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. brown sugar; press onto bottom of pan.


Beat cream cheese, 1 cup brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.


Toss apples with the nuts, cinnamon and remaining brown sugar; spoon over cheesecake batter. 


Bake 55 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely.


Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.