Taffy Apple Cheesecake Pie

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep
55 mins
Cook
35 mins

This pie combines the unbeatable and fabulous flavors of caramel apples and cheesecake. Published in TOH, credit for this creation is given to Leona Rothbauer from Bloomer, Wisconsin

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and butter. Cook over medium-high heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add apples. Cook, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally; drain and set aside.
  3. In a large heavy saucepan, combine caramels and cream; cook over low heat, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat; keep warm.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining brown sugar until fluffy.
  5. Beat in the egg, vanilla and 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice until smooth.
  6. Stir half of caramel mixture into apples. Pour into pastry shell.
  7. Combine pecans and chocolate chips; set aside 2 tablespoons for topping.
  8. Sprinkle remaining pecan mixture over apples.
  9. Fold remaining caramel mixture into cream cheese mixture. Spread over pecan mixture.
  10. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
  11. Remove foil; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until filling is set.
  12. Cool on a wire rack.
  13. Chill for 30 minutes.
  14. Combine whipped topping and remaining pumpkin pie spice; spread over pie just before serving.
  15. Sprinkle with reserved pecan mixture. Refrigerate leftovers.