Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake Bars
These apple cheesecake bars are delicious plain, or the way I like to eat them is with a tiny dollop of whipped cream on top!Ingredients for Cinnamon Apple Cheesecake Bars
- 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour (don't forget to measure the flour correctly)
- ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
- ¼ tsp salt1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
- 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup plus 2 Tablespoons Sugar In The Raw™ Organic White, divided
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp apple pie spice
- Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Spray 13x9 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and salt. Using a fork or your fingers to cut in the softened butter until mixture is crumbly. Press mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
- In a large bowl, using an electric or stand mixer, mix softened cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Mix in 1/2 cup Sugar In The Raw™ Organic White, eggs, and vanilla extract until smooth. Pour cream cheese mixture over warm crust.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
- ½ cup quick-minute oats
- ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
- In a small bowl, mix together flour, brown sugar, and quick-minute oats. Using a fork or your fingers to cut in the softened butter until the mixture is crumbly. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine chopped apples, remaining 2 Tablespoons Sugar In The Raw™ Organic White, ground cinnamon and apple pie spice. Spoon apple mixture over cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle crumble topping over apple mixture.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until cream cheese mixture is set. Let cool completely in baking pan before cutting into squares.
NOTES: Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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