Monday, October 29, 2012

Caramel Apple Cheesecake with Caramel Apple Topping from A Pumpkin & A Princess


Caramel Apple Cheesecake 

Ingredients:

(2) 8oz packages cream cheese
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 cup crushed graham crackers
3 tablespoons butter (melted)
2 tbsp sour cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon

Caramel Apple Topping

Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
5 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into 1/2inch-thick wedges
1 tbsp. cinnamon

Topping recipe adapted from My Recipes

Cheesecake directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with baking cups.
Crush graham crackers, add teaspoon of cinnamon and mix with melted butter.

Press one heaping tablespoon of graham cracker crumbs into each baking cup.
Mix together cream cheese, sugar, and sour cream. Add in eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.

Fill baking cups 2/3 way full; bake for 22-24 minutes.
Cool; add apple topping and walnuts.

Caramel Apple Topping directions:
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add sugar and lemon juice, and cook, stirring constantly with a long-handled wooden spoon, 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture turns a light golden brown.
Add apple wedges and cinnamon.
Cook, stirring often, 15 to 18 more minutes or until apples are tender and caramelized. Remove from heat; cool 20 minutes.

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