Rich and creamy cheesecake flavored with apple juice and cinnamon in nutty oatmeal crust. Caramelized apples and cinnamon glaze on top add decadence. Here is an easy dessert recipe for Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake.
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter, softened - divided use
1/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup quick oats
1/4 cup finely chopped nuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
3 large eggs
1/2 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 medium cooking apples, cored and sliced
Apple Cinnamon Glaze
1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
Cream 1/2 cup butter and sugar in small bowl until fluffy. Add flour, oats, nuts and cinnamon; mix well. Press mixture firmly on bottom and halfway up side of 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes; set aside.
Beat cream cheese in large bowl until fluffy. Gradually add in sweetened condensed milk and beat until just mixed. Add eggs and apple juice concentrate; mix well. Pour into prepared crust.
Bake cheesecake for 45 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool.
Meanwhile make the caramelized apples. In large skillet, cook apples in remaining 1 tablespoon butter until tender-crisp. Arrange on top of cheesecake; drizzle with Cinnamon Apple Glaze. Chill. Store leftovers covered in refrigerate.
To make the Apple Cinnamon Glaze, combine apple juice concentrate, cornstarch and cinnamon in small saucepan and mix well. Cook and stir over medium low heat until thickened.