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German Apple Cheese Torte

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“Short crust pastry with low fat cream cheese, apples and almonds. Very tasty.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • FOR THE CRUST
  • 13 cup butter or 13 cup margarine
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 14 cups flour
  • FOR THE FILLING
  • 2 (8 ounce) packageslight philadelphia brand neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 14 cups peeled chopped apples
  • 14 cup sliced almonds
  • 13 cup grape jelly or 13 cup red currant jelly, heated

Directions

  1. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Blend in egg. Add flour; mix well.
  3. Spread dough onto bottom and 1 1/4 inches up sides of 9-inch spring-form pan.
  4. Bake at 425 Degrees F, for 5 to 7 minutes or until crust is lightly browed.
  5. Combine Neufchatel cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Pour into crust.
  7. Top with apples and almonds.
  8. Bake at 425°F for 10 minutes.
  9. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F.; Continue baking 30 minutes.
  10. Drizzle with jelly.
  11. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
  12. CHILL several hours or overnight. 10 to 12 servings.
  13. Kraft Cookbook.

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