Celebrate National Dessert Day with cheesecake-stuffed apples

Cinnamon cheesecake-stuffed apples

Yield: Makes 6 stuffed apples


  • 4 apples
  • 4 tablespoons Challenge butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 8 ounces Challenge cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Slice the top off the apples and use a paring knife and a spoon to scoop out the insides; place apples in baking dish
  3. Mix the butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon together
  4. Brush mixture on inside of apples
  5. Bake apples for 30 minutes
  6. While apples are baking, mix cream cheese, egg, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon together until smooth
  7. Remove apples from oven and fill 2/3 full with cheesecake mixture
  8. Place apples back in oven for 25 minutes or until cheesecake filling is set
  9. Remove apples from baking dish and top with caramel and graham crackers if desired
  10. Let apples cool for about 30 minutes before serving

Recipe courtesy of Kylee's Kitchen by Kylee Wierks