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APPLE CHEESECAKE WITH STREUSEL TOPPING
Contributed by: WeHunt
2 cups self-rising flour
1?2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
1?2 cup plus 2 TBS sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 TBS cinnamon
1?2 tsp. apple pie spice
1?4 tsp. nutmeg
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup self-rising flour
1?2 cup quick-cooking oats
1?2 cup (1 stick) butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Make crust: Mix flour, brown sugar and butter. Press into a 12- by 9-inch baking dish. Bake for 15 minutes.
Make body: Mix together cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, eggs and vanilla. Pour over warm crust, spreading evenly.
Peel, core and finely chop apples. Toss with 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, apple pie spice and nutmeg. Spread over cream cheese mixture.
Make topping: With fork or pastry cutter, blend brown sugar, self-rising flour, oats and butter. Spread over apple mixture.
Return to oven. Bake for 40 minutes or until cheese mixture is set.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)