MMMMM----- Recipe via UNREGISTERED Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
 
       Title: Olive Garden Apple Praline Cheesecake
  Categories: Cakes and c, Desserts
       Yield: 12 servings
 
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       1 c  Graham cracker crumbs
       2 tb Sugar
       2 tb Butter
 
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     1/4 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Light brown sugar
       2 lb Red delicious apples; peeled
            Cored, dice 1/2 pcs
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 ts Allspice
 
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   1 1/2 c  Dark brown sugar
     1/2 c  Butter -- softened
       1 c  Pecan pieces
 
 MMMMM----------------------APPLE CHEESECAKE---------------------------
      16 oz Cream cheese -- softened
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
       3 lg Eggs
       1 c  Heavy whipping cream
            WALDINE VAN GEFFEN
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   CRUST-Melt butter. Stir in the crumbs and sugar until thoroughly
   blended. Press into the bottom of a 9 springform pan. Set aside.
   APPLE MIX-In a Dutch oven, melt butter over low heat, add brown
   sugar, apples, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Simmer over low heat
   until apples are soft, but still hold their shape. Cool mixture to
   room temperature and reserve. TOPPING-In a small bowl, mix all
   ingredients together with a fork until well incorporated. Reserve.
   CHEESECAKE-In a large bowl with an electric mixer cream together
   sugar and cream cheese on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat
   in the eggs one at a time until smooth. Add the cream and continue
   beating until the mixture is thick and creamy. Gently stir in the
   cooled apple mix by hand. Pour into the prepared spring form pan.
   Spread praline topping over the top. Bake at 350~ for 1 hour and 20
   minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature before removing the sides
   of the pan. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with whipped
   cream. Source: The Olive Garden.
 
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