Apple Spice Cheesecake
1 ¼ Cups crushed All Bran cereal
½ Cup walnuts
¼ Cup firmly packed brown sugar
¼ Cup butter, melted
24 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 Cup sugar
2 Tablespoons flour
1 Cup applesauce
½ 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.