Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars: The Perfect Easy Easter Dessert

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Easter is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about dessert! If you’re looking for a recipe that’s easy to make, delicious, and sure to impress your guests, then look no further than these Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars.

These bars are the perfect combination of creamy cheesecake, tart apples, and sweet caramel. They’re easy to make ahead of time, so you can relax and enjoy the holiday with your family and friends.


  • For the crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • For the cheesecake filling:
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • For the apple layer:
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • For the caramel topping:
  • 1 bag (14 ounces) caramel candies, unwrapped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


H3: Making the Crust

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9×13 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and brown sugar. Mix until well combined.
  3. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown.

H3: Making the Cheesecake Filling

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  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar together until smooth and creamy.
  2. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract and salt.

H3: Making the Apple Layer

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine the sliced apples, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  2. Spread the apple mixture over the cooled crust.

H3: Making the Caramel Topping

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  1. In a saucepan, melt the caramel candies and heavy cream together over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth.

H3: Assembling the Bars

  1. Pour the cheesecake filling over the apple layer.
  2. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the cheesecake is set.
  3. Let the bars cool completely, then drizzle with the caramel topping.
  4. Cut into bars and serve.


  • For a richer flavor, use brown butter in the crust. To brown butter, melt it in a saucepan over medium heat until it turns golden brown and has a nutty aroma.
  • If you don’t have caramel candies, you can use store-bought caramel sauce.
  • These bars can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars! They’re sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

Happy Easter!

Ann Shrott

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