Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake
2 1/2 c Apple Cinnamon Cheerios cereal, crushed
1/4 c unbleached flour
1/4 c light margarine
2 tsps apple pie spice
2 tbsps granulated sugar
3 whole eggs
32 ozs fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/4 c frozen apple juice, thawed
1 1/4 c granulated sugar
To prepare crust, combine crushed cereal, margarine, and two
tablespoons sugar in a mixing bowl. Press mixture firmly into bottom
of a 9" springform pan. Chill one hour, or until firm. Or, bake in
a 350 oven for 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on
rack before filling. Preheat oven to 300.
To prepare filling, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, apple pie
spice, eggs, and apple juice. Mix until smooth. Pour into crust.
Bake for one hour, or until edges are firm but center slightly
jingles. Turn off oven and leave cheesecake in oven for 30 minutes.
Remove and cool completely. Cover and chill several hours or
overnight before serving.