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                        RUM-GLAZED APPLE CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 14   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         CRUST:
    1 1/2   c            Graham cracker crumbs
    3       tb           Sugar
      1/4   c            Butter,melted
                         FILLING:
    2       pk           Soft cream cheese (8oz ea)
      1/2   c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
                         TOPPING:
    4       c            Peeled, thinly sliced
                         -McIntosh apples
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
      1/2   c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Pecans, chopped
                         GLAZE:
      1/3   c            Apple jelly
    1       tb           Rum
 
   Combine crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into bottom of
   9 inch springform pan.  Bake at 3250 degrees for 10
   minutes.  Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at
   medium speed until well blended.  Add eggs, one at a
   time, mixing well after each addition.  Blend in
   vanilla; pour over crust. Toss apples with sugar and
   cinnamon. Spoon apple mixture over cream cheese;
   sprinkle with pecans.  Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour
   and 10 minutes. Remove from oven.  Heat apple jelly
   and rum together. Spoon over cheesecake; cool. Loosen
   cake from rim of pan and remove carefully. Chill
   cheesecake in refrigerator before serving.
   
   Recipe by Betty Kruse; as published in the Cedar
   Rapids Gazette 19Nov94
  
 
 
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