Source of Recipe
Food Mixes and Do Ahead Meals
List of Ingredients
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup margarine or butter
1 tablespoon shortening
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 cups peeled -- cored, and sliced cooking apples
(such as Granny Smith or Golden Delicious)
2 packages cream cheese -- (8 ounce) softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup sugar
1 In a medium mixing bowl beat the 1/3 cup sugar --
margarine or butter, shortening, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla on medium
speed of an electric mixer until combined. Blend in flour and salt
until crumbly. Pat onto the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
2 Place apple slices in a single layer in a
shallow baking pan. Cover with foil. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for
3 Meanwhile -- for filling, in a large mixing
bowl beat the cream cheese, the 1/2 cup sugar, and the 1/2 teaspoon
vanilla with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add the eggs, beating on
low speed just until combined. Pour into dough-lined pan. Arrange warm
atop filling. Combine the 1/3 cup sugar and
the cinnamon. Sprinkle filling with sugar mixture and the almonds.
Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 40 minutes or until golden and filling
is set; cool. Remove sides and place cheesecake on a serving plate.
Cover; chill 4 to 24 hours before serving.
Makes 12 servings.