April 18, 2010

AUTUMN CHEESECAKE


 
1 c. graham cracker crumbs
3 tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. butter, melted
Combine crumbs, sugar, cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla; pour over crust.
4 c. thin peeled apple slices
1/3 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. chopped pecans
Toss apples with combined sugar and cinnamon. 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.Variation: Add 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans with crumbs for crust. Continue as directed.
Serves 10-12.
found on: cooks.com

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