Philadelphia Okanagan Cheesecake Recipe

Step 1

Heat oven to 350F. Combine cookie crumbs, pecans and butter, press onto bottom and 2" up the sides of a 9" springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

Step 2

With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla until smooth. Beat in eggs one at a time, just until blended. Pour over crust. Top with apple slices in a pinwheel pattern. Bake 50 minutes or until set. Cool. Refrigerate overnight.

Step 3

Just before serving, spoon jelly over surface. Garnish as desired.

Canadian Living October 1993

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Crushed ginger cookies
  • 1/2c Toasted pecans; chopped fine
  • 1/4c Butter; melted
  • 3 8-oz packages cream cheese
  • Softened
  • 1c Sugar
  • 1/2ts Lemon juice
  • 1/2ts Vanilla extract
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Apples; sliced and sprinkled
  • With sugar and cinnamon
  • 1/2c Apple jelly; melted

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