Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes with Streusel Topping

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Whenever I hear the word “cheesecake”, I just have to try it out. These Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes with Streusel Topping are delicious!

Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes with Streusel Topping
 
This recipe makes 18-21 mini cheesecakes
Ingredients
  • CRUST:
  • 10 graham cracker sheets, finely crushed
  • 2½ Tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 lb. granny smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped (approx. 3 small apples)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • STREUSEL:
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • TOPPING:
  • Caramel sauce purchased from store
Instructions
  1. To make the crust: In mixing bowl, combine the graham crackers, sugar, and cinnamon. Add the butter and stir until moist. Place 18-21 muffin cups in muffin tins, and spoon about 1½ Tablespoons of the graham cracker mixture in each muffin cup. Evenly press down each layer (see photo below). Bake at 325 degrees for 5 minutes.
  2. To make the filling: In a mixing bowl, cream the cream cheese and sugar. Mix in eggs one at a time, and then add in sour cream and vanilla. In a separate bowl, place the chopped apples and sprinkle the lemon juice on top.
  3. To make the streusel: In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  4. To assemble the cheesecakes (see photos below): Divide the cheesecake batter among the muffin cups. Place apples evenly over the cheesecake layer, then sprinkle the streusel on top. Bake at 325 degrees for 23-25 minutes. Let cool, then chill in fridge for a few hours. Serve with caramel topping.

 

 Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes 1 To make the crust: In mixing bowl, combine the graham crackers, sugar, and cinnamon. Add the butter and stir until moist. Place 18-21 muffin cups in muffin tins, and spoon about 1 1/2 Tablespoon of the graham cracker mixture in each muffin cup. Evenly press down each layer (see photo below). Bake at 325 degrees for 5 minutes.

 

 

Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes 2To assemble the cheesecakes: Divide the cheesecake batter among the muffin cups.

 

 

Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes 3Place apples evenly over the cheesecake layer.

 

 

Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes 4Then sprinkle the streusel on top.

This recipe came from Cooking Classy.

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