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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

With a perfectly smooth cheesecake and a caramel apple topping, this caramel apple cheesecake is the perfect make-ahead entertaining dessert! Plus all the tips for a perfectly creamy, crack-free cheesecake every time.

a slice of cheesecake covered in caramel apple topping on a decorative feather plate

Anyone who knows me knows how much I dislike cheesecake.  And yet I keep making them, because I married a cheesecake lover. 

The running joke in our family is that my husband requests a cheesecake every year for his birthday, because he knows he’ll get to eat the entire thing himself since I won’t touch it. 

(Things are changing, however – our 4 year old seems to have inherited the cheesecake-enjoying gene.)

I never mind making cheesecakes, however, because they’re just so easy.  Combine all ingredients in a food processor or mixer.  Pour into springform pan.  Bake.  Done.

a plain cheesecake baked in a springform pan

Of course, the stressful part is often waiting to see if your cheesecake cracks, but don’t worry.  Keep on reading for my favorite tips to prevent that. 

And even if it does crack, who cares?  This caramel apple cheesecake has a whole pile of apples and salted caramel sauce poured on top so if it does crack, no one will ever know.

An easy, delicious, stress free cheesecake.  Does it get any easier?  No, no it does not.

side view of a cheesecake covered with whipped cream, cooked apples, and salted caramel

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