Candied Apple Pie Cheesecake
What You Need:
1 cup crushed NABISCO Ginger Snaps
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 cup apple pie filling, divided
1/2 cup PLANTERS Walnut Pieces, divided
1/2 cup toffee bits, divided
HEAT oven to 325°F.
MIX crumbs, butter and 2 Tbsp. sugar; press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate.
BEAT cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each. Stir in 1/2 each pie filling, nuts and toffee. Pour into crust.
BAKE 35 min. or until center is almost set. Cool. Refrigerate 4 hours. Top with remaining pie filling, nuts and toffee before serving.
This is very yummy and goes well with a nice cup of warm coffee! Of Course if you are like me and don't like coffee it goes great with hot chocolate too! Hope you enjoy a slice in front of a warm fire surrounded by family and friends!