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Apple Cheesecake Bar
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Deliciouos Apple Bars with Creamy cheesecake filling

Course: bars, brownies, Dessert
Cuisine: desserts
Keyword: brownies, bars, apple, cheesecake, thanksgiving
Ingredients for the crust:
  • 1 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 85 g cold butter cut into cubes
Ingredients for the filling:
  • 250 g cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoons sugar divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 granny smith apple peeled and chopped into small cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Ingredients for the Crumb Topping:
  • 3/8 cup flour
  • 3/8 cup firmly packed packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick cook oats
  • 38 g cold butter cut into cubes
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In your food processor, combine and pulse flour, brown sugar and cut up cold butter until a crumb type mixture forms. Press into a 7" inch square tin that has been lined with either baking or parchment paper and sprayed lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from oven.

  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add in 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla and beat until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix until just combined. Spread mixture over crust 

  4. In a bowl combine chopped apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and remaining 1 tbsp of sugar. Stir to combine. Sprinkle apple mixture over cream cheese mixture.

  5. Once again in your food processor, combine flour, brown sugar, oats and remaining cold cubed butter, pulsing food processor until mixture starts to form crumbs. Sprinkle this topping over the apples.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until filling is set. Remove from oven and cool completely. Top with desired fruit sauce