STREAMING NOW: Chuck's Eat the Street

Carolyn & Nate's Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Daughter Carolyn & grandson Nathan came up with this delicious cheesecake one Christmas. Now it is a traditional recipe in their house.”
1hr 8mins
12 slices

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 12 cup butter
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored & thinly sliced
  • 20 Kraft caramels
  • 12 teaspoon milk
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • whipped cream, and additional melted
  • caramel (to garnish) (optional)


  1. Crust:.
  2. Combine Flour, margarine, sugar and egg yolk. Press into the bottom and slightly up the side of a greases 9-inch spring form pan; set aside.
  3. Cheesecake:.
  4. Preheat oven to 325°F
  5. Melt butter in a skillet and saute apples until
  6. slightly golden. Arrange apples on crust.
  7. Combine caramels and milk and melt over low heat or microwave on low power 4
  8. minutes. Drizzle over apples. In a large bowl cream cheese and sugar until
  9. mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, add vanilla.
  10. Pour mixture over apple-caramel mixture and bake for 35-38 minutes.
  11. Cool on
  12. a wire rack, then chill. Garnish with additional caramel sauce and whipped
  13. cream, if desired. Serves 12.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a