Now Playing Tracks


Autumn Cheesecake


~1 cup graham cracker crumbs

~1/2 cup finely chopped pecans

~3 tablespoons white sugar

~1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

~1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

~2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

~1/2 cup white sugar

~2 eggs

~1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

~4 cups apples - peeled, cored and thinly sliced

~1/3 cup white sugar

~1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

~1/4 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a large bowl, stir together the graham cracker crumbs, 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and melted butter; press into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar. Mix at medium speed until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla; pour filling into the baked crust.

In a small bowl, stir together 1/3 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Toss the cinnamon-sugar with the apples to coat. Spoon apple mixture over cream cheese layer and sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped pecans.

Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 70 minutes. With a knife, loosen cake from rim of pan. Let cool, then remove the rim of pan. Chill cake before serving.

We make Tumblr themes