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Apple Cheesecake Pie

Grandma's Apple Cheesecake Pie

5 from 24 votes

Ingredients
  

APPLE FIE FILLING

  • 6 cups apples peeled and diced
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice fresh or concentrate
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cup water

CRUMB TOPPING

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted

CHEESECAKE

  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg room temperature

GARNISH

  • Vanilla ice cream optional
  • 1/4 cup caramel sauce

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

APPLE PIE FILLING

  • Drizzle the lemon juice over the apples and toss to coat. Set aside.
  • Stir together the sugars, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large saucepan. Whisk in the water until everything has dissolved.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat slightly and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add the apples and increase the heat to medium-high heat to bring the mixture to a full boil again. Reduce the heat to low heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 10-12 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and let the mixture cool.
  • Refrigerate the filling in an airtight container for 4-6 hours to thicken. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

FOR THE PIECRUST

  • Spray a 9 inch pie plate with nonstick baking spray.
  • Place the dough in the pie plate. Fold the edges of the dough under and crimp them. Refrigerate until ready to use.

FOR THE CRUMB TOPPING

  • Mix together all crumb topping ingredients and set aside.

FOR THE CHEESECAKE

  • Beat the cream cheese until creamy. Add the granulated sugar and beat the mixture until smooth.
  • Add the egg and beat until fully incorporated. Do not over beat the batter.

ASSEMBLY

  • Spread the cheesecake batter in the prepared pie crust.
  • Gently spoon the apple pie filling on top of the cheesecake batter.
  • Sprinkle the Crumb Topping evenly over the apple pie filing
  • Bake for 40 minutes.
  • Top with ice cream and caramel sauce (optional)
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