Saturday, September 13, 2008

Autumn Cheesecake Pie


Autumn Cheesecake Pie
8 servings

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, divided
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup pecans, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and melted butter; press into the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Combine cream cheese and 1/4 cup sugar. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Beat in egg just until combined; pour filling into the baked crust. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Toss the cinnamon-sugar with the apples and remaining pecans. Spoon apple mixture over cream cheese. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Let cool, then chill cake overnight before serving. Enjoy!

4 comments:

Renee said...

That looks wonderful! I'm going to have to try it soon.

eleanor joyce said...

This looks delicious! I'll be trying it this week. Love your blog by the way - it's so pretty and homey and all your recipes are very inspiring!

Mrs. Farrah said...

This sounds delicious. I may just have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing friend!

Kelli said...

What a beautiful cheesecake pie!
~Kelli