Thanksgiving Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe

Written by Marcela Royo

 

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Thanksgiving is around the corner, and we all know the most anticipated part of dinner is the dessert.

This recipe for Apple Pie Cheesecake is a perfect autumn dish that will bring your family together while offering a sweet twist to the traditional American dessert. 


Ingredients:


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Crust:

  • ½ cup of crushed graham crackers
  • 5 tsp of brown sugar

  • 4 tbs of melted sugar

 

Filling:

  • 2 8oz cream cheese spreads

  • ¼ cup of brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tsp of vanilla extract

  • 3 tbsp of sour cream

  • ½ tsp of cinnamon

  • ⅛ tsp of ground ginger

  • ⅔ cup of peeled and sliced apples

 

Topping:

  • 3 tbsp of flour

  • 3 tbsp of quick oats

  • 3 tbsp of brown sugar

  • 3 tbsp of cinnamon

  • 2 tbsp of cold sugar


Directions:


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  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees.

  • In a small bowl, place graham crackers, brown sugar, and melted butter and stir to combine all ingredients.

  • Take crust mix and press into preferred greased baking pan and set aside.

  • In a small bowl mix together cream cheese until a cream like texture is created.

  • Add in brown sugar until smooth and then beat in egg at a slow speed. Once those are fully combined add in vanilla, sour cream, cinnamon and ginger.

  • Pour mixture into pan with crust and place the apple slices on the top of the batter. Set aside while creating the crumble.

  • Combine flour, oats, brown sugar and cinnamon in a food processor at a medium speed and add in cold butter in slices (this step can be done in a bowl with a mixer is needed).Take crumble and sprinkle of apple slices.

  • Place baking pan in oven for 40-45 minutes or more until the center is set and does not jiggle when moved.

  • Take out and let cool on a wire rack until it is no longer to hot to touch.

  • Then place pan into fridge for about an hour or until it is fully set and cold at the center.

  • Using a knife carefully run around the sides of the pan to separate cheesecake from the edges and serve.

  • Enjoy your Apple Pie Cheesecake!