No Bake Caramel Apple Cheesecake

No Bake Caramel Apple Cheesecake

The Chef In Pearls | Wednesday, December 16 th, 2015 | In ,

It can’t get any simpler than this. Diced apples, sugar, butter and cream with a layer of sweetened cream cheese and one of graham cracker crumbs. Dessert that you don’t have to turn on the oven for and ready in under 30 minutes. I think that’s a win-win situation.

 

No Bake Caramel Apple Cheesecake

 

Crust

2 large squares of graham crackers

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

1 Tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon butter, melted

 

Cheesecake                                                                   Apple Filling

4 ounces cream cheese, softened                                 1 small granny smith apple peeled and diced

¼ cup  sugar                                                                       2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar

½ teaspoon vanilla                                                          1 Tablespoon butter, unsalted

                                                                                              ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

                                                                                              ⅛ teaspoon fresh nutmeg

                                                                                              1-2 Tablespoons heavy cream or half & half
Place graham crackers in a ziplock bag and crush with a rolling pin. Mix crumbs with cinnamon, sugar and butter. Spoon into bottom of serving dish.  Mix softened cream cheese with sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spoon on top of graham cracker mixture. heat butter in a pan add apples, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook for about 5 minutes or until apples are softened. Add cream and cook additional 3 minutes. Remove from stove and allow to cool. Once cool put on top of cream cheese mixture and refrigerate. Serve with fresh whipped cream

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