prep time: tbd
cook time: 50 minutes
3 cups flour - separated
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar - separated
3 sticks butter - room temperature
3 8-ounce packages cream cheese - softened
3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 large apples - cubed
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup quick cooking oats
jar of caramel sauce
1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. line a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with aluminum foil. in a bowl, combine the 2 cups flour with 1/2 cup brown sugar. add 2 sticks of butter and use a fork of pastry blender to mix until crumbly. press into the aluminum lined dish. place in the oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
2. in a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar. beat until smooth. add the eggs one at a time, beating the mixture between each. add the vanilla and mix. pour over the baked crust.
3. in a mixing bowl combine the apples, 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. sprinkle apples evenly over the cheesecake mixture.
4. combine 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup flour 1 stick of butter and the oats until crumbly. sprinkle over the apple layer. place the dish back in the oven and bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until cheesecake filling is set. drizzle the top with caramel sauce and cook completely.
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