Yield: 12 Servings
|1½ cup||Graham cracker crumbs|
|¼ cup||Butter or margarine, melted|
|1 can||Evaporated milk|
|16 ounces||Cream cheese,softened|
|1½ cup||Golden delicious apples,chop|
Preheat oven of 350 F. Combine graham cracker crumgs. ¼ cup sugar and butter, press onto sides and bottom of a 9" springform pan. Unwrap caramels; place in a 2-qt heavy saucepan. Add evaporated milk. Melt caramels over low heat, stirring until smooth. reserve ½ cup melted caramel mixture. Pour remaining caramel mixture over crust in pan.
Sprinkle half of the chopped pecans over caramel in crust. Beat cream cheee and ½ cup sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth after each addition. Toss together 1 cup chopped apple, flour and cinnamon, fold into cream cheese mixutre. Spoon cream cheese mixture over caramel crust. Bake 40 minutes. Combine reserved caramel and remaining ½ cup chopped apples. Spread over cheesecake, sprinkle with remaining pecans. Continue baking 15 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan. Chill before serving.
Refrigerate unused portion. Makes 12 servings!!!