Apple Pie Cheesecake – #Recipe

Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe

Do you like pie?

Do you like cheesecake?

Do you like cheesecake pie?

Then you are going to love this Apple Pie Cheesecake recipe!

Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe - by Aduke Schulist

Forgive that terrible infomercial intro, but this Apple Pie Cheesecake is seriously the best thing you will make this Fall. It’s the kind of recipe where everybody wants a copy. I suggest not giving it to them 😉

I gotta say, the first time I ever made this recipe was also the first time I ever baked a cheesecake. I was a little nervous of how it would turn it, but this Apple Pie Cheesecake recipe is hard to mess up.

So, keep the recipe for yourself, but share this delicious dessert with your friends, family, coworkers.. Or you know, just hide in your closet after the kids go to bed and eat it yourself.

Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe - with Granny Smith Apples

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Apple Pie Cheesecake
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  1. Cook apples, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 tsp cinnamon over medium heat until apples are tender. Set aside
  2. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  3. Combine graham cracker crumbs, oats, butter, remaining cinnamon and 2 Tbsp of the remaining sugar. Press into spring form pan.
  4. Beat cream cheese, vanilla, and remaining sugar in medium sized bowl until blended. Add eggs 1 at a time, and mix until blended.
  5. Arrange half of the apples on top of the crust to within 1/2 inch of the edge. Be careful not to overlap the apples. Pour the cheesecake mixture over the crust.
  6. Bake cheesecake for 60 to 80 minutes, or until center is almost set. Refrigerate for about 4 hours before removing from pan.
  7. Garnish the top of the cheesecake with the remaining cooked apples.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
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Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe - Garnished with Cooked Apples

Ways To Add Flair:

Add caramel drizzle
Add chocolate drizzle
Add chopped nuts
Add crumble topping
Add whipped cream
Add chocolate sprinkles

What is your favorite kind of cheesecake?

Don’t forget to pin for later!

Apple Pie Cheesecake Recipe - Garnished with Cooked Apples by Aduke Schulist

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars #Recipe

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars #Recipe

At my house, we typically don’t make a big deal out of breakfast. My kids have been eating the same foods every day for breakfast….for years!

I’m not even kidding.

Losh eats oatmeal Every.Single.Day. If it isn’t waiting on him when he wakes up he asks “Where is my oatmeal?” Aybra eats a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and sometimes a bowl of cereal. And then Kaia will have a bowl of cereal, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, or pop-tarts.

They are creatures of habit and easy to please. They may not be the healthiest options, but I pick my battles, and breakfast isn’t one I choose to fight.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars Breakfast Recipe by Aduke Schulist

The usual breakfast foods like pancakes and bacon or biscuits and gravy tend to be dinner foods around here.

But along came these Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars and changed breakfast.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars Recipe by Aduke Schulist

These oatmeal bars satisfy every one of my kids’ wants in a breakfast food. It has oatmeal. It’s sweet. They are nice and soft like a sandwich and have peanut butter. Score!

Bonus: they are gluten free! (make sure your oats actually say gluten free as some oats aren’t gluten free)

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Combine dry ingredients into a small bowl (oats, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon).
  3. In a larger bowl smash the bananas and mix in the peanut butter. When combined, add in the vanilla extract, egg, maple syrup, and milk. Mix until combined.
  4. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared dish and bake for approximately 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Top with melted peanut butter.
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If you don’t like bananas, you can substitute them for apple sauce, or even 1/4-1/2 cup of your favorite fruit jam/puree! There are so many ways to switch this recipe up. If you make this recipe, I’d love for you to tag me on Instagram @AdukeSchulist.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars

Are your kids creatures of habit like mine? 

Would your whole family enjoy these oatmeal bars?

Let me know in the comments and tell me how you make breakfast fun for your family.

Treat Your Good Boy To Homemade Dog Treats

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Homemade Dog Treats

When your good boy is a great boy and needs a special treat, regular store bought treats just won’t work. So, gather these ingredients and make your favorite pup some delicious homemade dog treats.

Homemade Dog Treats - 5 Simple Ingredients - by Aduke Schulist

These treats contain only 5 ingredients and come together within minutes.

Homemade Dog Treats Ingredients

Ingredients:
 1 cup whole wheat flour
 1 cup oats
 1/2 cup flax seed
 2/3 cup broth
 1/4 cup peanut butter

Directions:
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together. Add the broth and peanut butter, stirring until the mixture forms a ball of dough. If mixture is too dry, add more broth. Roll out the dough on a slightly floured surface, cut into desired shapes. Bake for 10 minutes, turn treats over, and bake an additional 10 minutes.

The best part about these treats is I always have the ingredients on hand. So grab a mixing bowl and your favorite dog shaped cookie cutters and treat your good boy – or girl – to these homemade dog treats.

Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter and Beef Flavored
Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter and Beef Flavored
Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter and Beef Flavored
Homemade Dog Treats Yum

Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter and Beef Flavored

What I lack in decorating skills, these treats made up for in taste. Rok (our husky) LOVES them.

Homemade Dog Treats - Peanut Butter and Beef Flavored

 

Have you ever made homemade dog treats?