Best Bites: Caramel apple crisp mini cheesecakes

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These caramel apple crisp mini cheesecakes are the perfect fall dessert. Check out the recipe on Best Bites!

Ingredients:
Graham/Oats Crust:

  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup melted butter

 Cheesecake:

  • 2 8oz package softened cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ⅛ tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs 

Apple Crisp Topping:

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 medium to large apple, peeled cored and finely chopped
  • Caramel Topping, if desired 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, rolled oats, melted butter and brown sugar
  3. together.Line 16-18 muffin cups with liners.
  4. Divide mixture and press inside the bottom of a muffin cups to form little crusts. (about 1 tablespoon)
  5. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven to cool.
  6. Meanwhile in the bowl of your electric mixer blend together cream cheese, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cornstarch, vanilla, sour cream and eggs.
  7. Once well combined, pour on top of your mini graham cracker/oat crusts, leaving room at the top for fruit and streusel.
  8. Combine all streusel ingredients and mix together until crumbly.
  9. To start your apple layer, arrange the finely chopped apple on top of the cheesecake in a single layer.
  10. Top with the Apple Crisp Topping. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes.
  11. Once it's done cooking, cool for 15 minutes, then refrigerate overnight.
  12. Top with caramel sauce and serve.

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