Apple Cheesecake Elegante

Title: Apple Cheesecake Elegante
Categories: Cheesecakes, Apples, Desserts
Yield: 8 Servings

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1 pk Cheesecake mix, 10 1/2 oz.
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 c Butter or margarine, melted
1/3 c Walnuts, ground or finely
1 1/2 c Cold milk
2 c Canned applesauce
1/2 ts Grated lemon rind
2 tb Lemon juice
1/4 c Brown sugar
2 tb Butter or margarine
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Nutmeg
1/4 ts Mace

CRUST: To make crust, empty envelope of graham cracker crust from mix into
a bowl. Add 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine and nuts. Mix
until thoroughly combined. Press mixture firmly against sides and bottom of
an 8 inch pie plate. Refrigerate 5 minutes or bake in 375~ oven for 8
minutes. Cool. FILLING: Pour milk into a small mixing bowl. Add contents of
cheesecake filling envelope from mix, 1/2 cup applesauce, and grated lemon
rind. Beat atlow speed with electric mixer until blended. Beat at medium
speed 3 minutes longer. Pour into prepared crust; chill at least 1 hour.
TOPPING: Combine 1 1/2 cups applesauce and remaining ingredients in
saucepan; simmer for 20 minutes. To serve, top wedges of cake with spiced
applesauce topping. Topping may be served warm or cold.

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