RECIPES

Spiced Apple Cheesecake Tart

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 (AP)

  • Prep Time

    1day 30min

  • Cook Time

    20min

  • Total Time

    1day 50min

  • Servings

    8

For a slight twist on pie, this cheesecake tart features warm apple flavors with a sprinkle of cinnamon. You can make the entire dessert for under $25.00.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 ½ cup finely ground graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tablespoon butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 package cream cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 20 oz can/jar apple pie filling

Preparation

Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter until well blended. Press mixture into an 8 or 9 inch tart pan.

Step 2

  • Bake crust at 375 degrees for 7 minutes. Let cool.

Step 3

  • Combine cream cheese, egg, sugar and vanilla, but do not overmix. Pour into the cooled crust.

Step 4

  • Bake cheesecake at 350 degrees for about 14 minutes, or until the cheesecake is solid.Allow cheesecake to cool, then top with apple pie filling. Refrigerate overnight. Optional: sprinkle cinnamon over the top.