Apple Cheesecake Bars
Originally posted on JANUARY 4, 2016
in APPLE, BARS, CREAM CHEESE, RECIPES
I found this recipe years ago in a publication whose name I do not remember. I had torn the recipe out and zipped it into my briefcase and I said to myself: “I’ve gotta make this.” Finally, this past Thanksgiving, I kept my promise. Normally our Thanksgiving gatherings are fairly small affairs, but Thanksgiving 2015 was special because our entire family got together. This recipe makes a huge yield. The bars are rich, rich rich, and one bar will definitely satisfy, especially after a big meal and a sampling of a few pies. I followed the recipe as written but I omitted the caramel sauce because I felt that was overkill. Here it is. I measured the flour by spooning it into the measuring cups and leveling off.
I cut 24 portions from the completely cooled dessert. Leftovers keep well, refrigerated, for up to 4 days. The bars may also be frozen for up to 1 month.