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Caramel Apple Crisp Cheesecake Bars (Haaave Mercy)

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If you love apple desserts like apple crisp, apple pie, apple bread and so forth then this recipe may quickly become your favorite apple dessert.
Ingredients
For crust
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), packed
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (2 sticks)
For apples
  Granny smith apple 3 Medium, peeled, cored, chopped finely
  White sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon, packed
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For cheesecake layer
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce (2 (8 ounce) pack)
  Egg 2 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  White sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For streusel topping
  Light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), packed
  Quick cooking oat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 stick)
  Caramel topping 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Grease a baking dish with butter and set aside.
3. CRUST: In a bowl, combine a cup of flour, a cup of brown sugar, a large pinch of cinnamon, and a little salt.
4. Add two large sticks of softened butter and using a fork, mix it lightly to make a light crumble.
5. Spoon the crumble into the prepared dish. Using clean hands, gently flatten the mixture into the pan.
6. Bake in the preheated oven for around 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside.
7. APPLES: In a bowl, take freshly cut apple, add sugar and brown sugar, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder and toss it until nicely coated and keep aside.

MAKING
8. CHEESECAKE LAYER: In a medium sized bowl, take the cream cheese, add some sugar to it and beat it well until nice and creamy.
9. Put the eggs and continue to beat till incorporated. Add vanilla extract and mix again.
10. Pour the mixture on top of the crust and spread until nice and even.
11. Spread the prepared apples as a layer on top.
12. STREUSEL LAYER: In a cup combine together flour, brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, butter and mix it well to make a soft crumble.
13. Sprinkle this crumbs as a layer on top of the apple mixture.
14. Bake for around 40 minutes until cheesecake layer is set.
15. Remove from oven and let it cool completely. Drizzle the caramel on top before slicing.

SERVING
16. In a serving plate, slice the bars and serve as a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
SmartWoman.tv
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Food Places: 
Bars
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
20
Never mind whether you love caramel or apple desserts, this is one treat that will surely get you berserk over it, literally! Simple, sumptuous and sweet, this not-so-cloy dessert is the ideal way to wind up your dinner with great élan. Sinfully delicious and addictive, this creamy, crispy, gooey dessert is a breeze to make, once you have mastered the art of serving it carefully. Trail the video that takes you down a step-by-step guide on the recipe. Bon appetit!

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