Apple Almond Cheesecake

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by woodland hues

Tasty and light, this cheesecake shines at many occasions and celebrations, and appeals to those also who aren't cheesecake lovers. This recipe originates in Canadian Living's Entertaining Cookbook Special, 1983. Cooking time includes 30 minutes chilling time for crust.

Top Review by Elly in Canada

I haven't made this yet, but I know how delicious it is!! We were visiting my aunt and she served her Apple Almond Cheesecake for dessert, it was so good! I asked for the recipe and it is the same one!!! Very tasty, love the nutty shortbread crust and the fact it is not too sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crust: in small mixing bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Add ground almonds, sugar and almond extract, and mix.
  3. Work flour into mixture until ball of dough forms.
  4. Place dough between two sheets of waxed paper and roll into 10" circle.
  5. Remove paper and turn pastry in 9" springform pan, gently pressing against side and bottom of pan.
  6. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  7. Filling: in another bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  8. Beat in sugar, egg and extract.
  9. Pour into chilled crust.
  10. Topping: in a large bowl, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  11. Arrange apple slices in circular fashion until used up.
  12. Sprinkle with almonds.
  13. Bake in 425F oven for 10 minutes, then turn down to 350F and bake 30 - 35 minutes longer or until apples are tender.

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