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Caramel Apple Granny Cheesecake Bars

Granny Smith Apples, Cheesecake and Caramel
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple, Caramel, Cheesecake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
3 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 24 servings
Calories 261kcal

Equipment

  • OVEN
  • Electric Mixer
  • Mixing Bowl, serving bowl , spatula

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter cold (2 sticks) cubed

Cheesecake

  • 2 8 oz pkg cream cheese
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

Apples

  • 3-4 granny smith apples , peeled and chopped small
  • 2 tbsp s granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Streusel Topping

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup quick oats (oatmeal)
  • 6 tbsp s cold butter
  • ½ cup caramel topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside
  •  In a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and cold cubed butter. Use a pastry cutter or hands to mix until crumbly. Press into the baking pan. Bake 16-20 minutes or until lightly browned. 
    Crumbly Crust
  • In a separate bowl combine all the cheesecake ingredients (cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and eggs) and beat together until smooth and combined. 
  • In a small bowl, combine the peeled and chopped apples with the sugar, cinnamon. Mix together until the apples are coated.
  • Pour the cheesecake mixture over the cooked crust and spread out evenly. Sprinkle the apples over the cheesecake.
  • Prepare the streusel topping by combining all the ingredients . Use your hands or a pastry cutter to combine until crumbly like wet sand. Spread it evenly over the apples.
  • Cook for 25-30 minutes. The edges should be done and slightly pulled away from the edges of the pan. The middle should be soft set but not runny 
  • Remove from oven and put on a cooling rack. Drizzle the caramel sauce over the bars and let cool at room temperature for 1 hour. Cover the dish and put in the refrigerator for 3 hours. Cut into bars and serve. Store leftovers in the fridge. I use ice cream topping and put extra on when served.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg