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Cheesecake ( Caramel Apple #2 ) Recipe


1 1/2 c Graham cracker crumbs
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 c Butter or margarine, melted

1 lb Caramels
1 cn Evaporated milk
1 c Pecans
16 oz Cream cheese,softened
1/2 c Sugar
2 Eggs
1 1/2 c Golden delicious apples,chop
1 tb Flour
1/2 ts Cinnamon

Preheat oven of 350 F. Combine graham cracker crumgs. 1/4 cup sugar
and butter, press onto sides and bottom of a 9" springform pan. Unwrap
caramels; place in a 2-qt heavy saucepan. Add evaporated milk. Melt
caramels over low heat, stirring until smooth. reserve 1/2 cup melted
caramel mixture. Pour remaining caramel mixture over crust in pan.
Sprinkle half of the chopped pecans over caramel in crust. Beat cream
cheee and 1/2 cup sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time,
beating until smooth after each addition. Toss together 1 cup chopped
apple, flour and cinnamon, fold into cream cheese mixutre. Spoon
cream cheese mixture over caramel crust. Bake 40 minutes. Combine
reserved caramel and remaining 1/2 cup chopped apples. Spread over
cheesecake, sprinkle with remaining pecans. Continue baking 15
minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan. Chill before serving.
Refrigerate unused portion. Makes 12 servings!!!