Caramel Apple Cheesecake gives you the taste of a freshly dipped caramel apple without the mess! With Fall upon us and leaves changing to glorious colors, it just seems like the right time to serve this sweet and delicious cheesecake.
▢2 cups (168g) graham crackers, crumbled fine
▢2 tablespoons butter, melted
▢1 1/2 cups canned apple pie filling
▢2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
▢1/2 cup (100g) sugar
▢1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
▢1/4 cup caramel topping
▢1/2 cup canned apple pie filling
Preheat the oven to 350° F.
In a medium bowl, mix together crushed graham crackers and melted butter until all of the crackers are fully coated.
Press the cracker mixture into a prepared 8″ springform pan.
Spoon apple pie filling into the crust and carefully spread.
In a large bowl, whip the cream cheese until fluffy. Add the sugar, vanilla, and eggs and beat until smooth, a few seconds. Pour this over the pie filling.
Bake until the center of the cake is set, about 50-55 minutes.
Cool to room temperature.
In a small saucepan over medium heat add apple pie filling and caramel topping. Heat over low heat about 1 minute.
Spoon the apple-caramel mixture over the top of the cheesecake and spread evenly.
Refrigerate the cake until ready to serve