Apple Cheesecake

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This is so good, one of my very favorites. It’s also easy to make and is a very attractive dessert.

Apple Cheesecake

Joan Donogh
Shortbread crust with cheesecake filling topped with apples and cinnamon.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour


  • 1 package 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1 1/2 pounds apples
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds



  • Cream butter and sugar. Add flour and mix well. Press into the bottom and half way up sides of a 9" springform pan.


  • Mix cream cheese and sugar. Add egg and vanilla and blend well. Spoon over crust.


  • Core, peel and thinly slice apples.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over apples and toss to coat apples on both sides.
  • Arrange apples in a pinwheel fashion over the filling. Sprinkle almonds over top.
  • Bake at 450 degrees F. for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 400 degrees F. and bake for 25 minutes. Cool to room temperature (3 to 4 hours) and then refrigerate until serving.



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