Apple Cheesecake Pie

Apple Cheesecake Pie
  • 6 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:55 Cooking
  • 1:25 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • crust:

  • 4 1/2 oz
    (135 g)

    butter, softened to the consistency of ointment

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    sugar

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)

    vanilla extract

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    flour

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    cold water

  • filling:

  • 8 oz
    (250 g)

    cream cheese, softened

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    sugar

  • 1

    egg

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    vanilla extract

  • 2 lb
    (1 kg)

    cortland, golden delicious or lobo apples, cubed

  • 2 oz
    (60 g)

    slivered almonds

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    ground cinnamon

Preparation

Crust :

Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

In a large bowl, blend butter, sugar and vanilla.

Add flour.

Work flour into butter mixture until texture is grainy.

Add water and mix together, shaping dough into a ball.

Roll out the crust on a flour-dusted surface and line the bottom of a 9-in. (23-cm) springform pan. Set aside.

Filling :

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar.

Add egg and vanilla, mixing until smooth and creamy. Stir in apples.

Pour into lined pan and sprinkle with almonds and cinnamon.

Bake 55 minutes. Cool before removing from pan.

Source: Metro