Caramel Apple Cheesecake Recipe
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1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling, divided
1- 10" graham cracker crust
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 C. sugar
1/2 t. vanilla extract
1/4 C. caramel topping
12 pecan halves plus 4 T. chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350º F. Reserve 3/4 cup apple pie filling. Spoon remaining
filling into pie crust.
Beat together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add eggs and mix
well. Pour over apple filling. Bake 35 minutes or until center is set. Cool to
Mix reserved apple filling and caramel topping in a small saucepan. Heat, about
1 minute. Arrange apple slices around outside edge of cheesecake. Spoon caramel
sauce onto the cheesecake and spread evenly. Decorate with pecan halves around
edge. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Yield: 8-12 servings.