Apple Spice Cheesecake

Crust

1 Cups crushed All Bran cereal

Cup walnuts

Cup firmly packed brown sugar

Cup butter, melted

 

Filling

24 oz. cream cheese, softened

1 Cup sugar

2 Tablespoons flour

3 Eggs

1 Cup applesauce

Teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 Teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg

 

Heat the oven to 350. In a medium bowl combine all of the crust ingredients and press them into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.

 

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add the flour and blend well. At low speed, add the eggs one at a time, mixing until just blended. Add the remaining ingredients and beat until well blended. Pour this mixture into the crust-lined pan.

 

Bake at 350 for 50 to 60 minutes or until the center is set. Cool and then refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

 

Serving suggestion: remove from pan and top with chopped walnuts and drizzle with caramel.

 

Store in the refer.