Apple Cardamom Cheesecake

“This is from McCormick! Very tasty cheesecake, but then what cheesecake isn't tasty? Cook time does not include cooling or chilling time!”
1hr 40mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. For the crust: Mix all ingredients together.
  3. Press firmly on bottom and up 1 inch on sides of a 9-inch springform pan.
  4. Set aside For the apples: Cut apples into 16ths.
  5. In a large skillet, combine the apples with the remaining ingredients and cook until apples begin to carmelize, turning often.
  6. Arrange apple slices over bottom of crust.
  7. For the cheese filling: Beat cream cheese until fluffy and then gradually add in sugar, vanilla and lemon peel.
  8. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  9. Pour over apple slices.
  10. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Turn oven off and allow the cheesecake to remain in the oven for about an hour with the door slightly ajar.
  12. Cool in pan.
  13. Once cool, chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

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