I found this recipe in a magazine in 2002 and we all enjoyed it.  It’s a nice supper dessert – not too rich but very good.

CINNAMON APPLE CHEESE TORTE

Crust:

  • 1/3 cup butter, cut in small pieces
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon

Cheese Filling:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla

Apple Topping:

  • 4 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples (Golden Delicious)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Butter bottom and up 1 inch of sides of a 9-inch springform pan.

To make the crust:

By hand, mix butter, sugar, vanilla, flour and cinnamon.  Press onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of the prepared springform pan.

To make the cheese filling:

Beat together the cream cheese and sugar.  Add egg and vanilla.  Spread filling over unbaked crust.

To make the apple topping:

Toss apple slices, sugar and cinnamon.

Arrange over filling.

Bake @ 400 degrees F for approximately 40 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown.  Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

Remove sides from pan and continue cooling on the rack.

8 servings.  Good at room temperature or chilled.  Store leftovers in refrigerator.