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Apple Cheesecake Bars

Tired of your regular old cheesecake dessert? Make these apple cheesecake bars instead for a fun fall twist on a classic...
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield: 16 bars
Apple Cheesecake Bars
5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

Crust

  • 12 graham crackers
  • 60 Nilla wafers
  • 12 Tbsp unsalted butter melted

Cheesecake

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 apples peeled, cored, and shredded
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Crumb Topping

  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° F and spray a 9 x 9 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. 

Crust

  • Add graham crackers and nilla wafers to food processor and process until they are fine crumbs. 
  • Add to bowl with the melted butter and stir to combine. Press into the bottom of prepared baking pan.

Cheesecake

  • In stand mixer, or with handheld beaters, beat cream cheese, eggs, sour cream, and sugar together. Pour over prepared crust.
  • In seperate small bowl, add shredded apples and cinnamon and toss to coat. Spread evenly over cheesecake mixture in prepared baking pan.

Crumb Topping

  • Add brown sugar, flour, and oats to bowl and mix to combine. Add melted butter and mix until you get large crumbs. Sprinkle evenly on top of cheesecake and apple mixture in prepared pan. 
  • Bake at 350° F for 40-45 minutes or until cheesecake is set. Cool at room temperature and then place in fridge for about an hour to chill before cutting and serving.
Recipe by Jennifer Meyering

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