Apple Streusel Cheesecake

Recipe by Rhonda J
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 12

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350.
  • For the crust: Cream butter& sugar thoroughly, blend in flour.
  • Press onto the bottom and 1/2 inch up the side of a a greased 9 inch springform pan.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until slightly golden.
  • For the filling: Peel, core& halve the apples.
  • Cut into 1/3 inch thick slices.
  • In frypan,melt sugar with butter over medium heat,cook apples for 3-5 minutes or just until tender (and lightly browned) but not mushy.
  • Add cream and cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • In a large bowl beat cream cheese with brown sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time until just blended.
  • Beat in sour cream,lemon rind& juice.
  • Using a slotted spoon arrange apples over crust,cover with cheese mixture.
  • For topping: Mix the ingredients until crumbly.
  • Sprinkle over filling.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until centre is just set.
  • Cool thoroughly at room temp.
  • Chill at least 4 hours or overnight.
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