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Flaky pie crust topped with layers of cheesecake, apple pie filling and an amazing streusel topping. This apple cheesecake pie will become your favorite fall dessert!

Piece of apple cheesecake pie on plate with fork.
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Cheesecake + Apple Pie

This delicious dessert is what dreams are made of. Imagine an apple crisp, apple pie and cheesecake all combined into one. Then topped with salted caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. Take one bite and you’ll be hooked!

When fall arrives, my favorite thing to do is to go apple picking. We make tons of easy recipes with the fresh apples we pick, like apple sauce and apple chips…and of course making yummy apple desserts like this one below.

This apple pie cheesecake is pure heaven. It’s filled with layers of flaky crust, cheesecake, apple filling and then topped with a delicious streusel topping. It would be the perfect pie for Thanksgiving, or anytime during the holidays. Enjoy! :)

Recipe Ingredients

With simple and seasonal ingredients, you can have a wow-worthy dessert perfect for a fall day.

Slicing apples into rounds on cutting board.

Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.

  • Pie crust: I love using a homemade pie crust for this dessert, but a store-bought one works just as well.
  • Apple pie filling: You can always use a store bought can, but this homemade apple pie filling is so yummy and I definitely recommend trying it.
  • Cream cheese: The key component to any good cheesecake.
  • Sugar: A little sweetness to cut through the creaminess.
  • Egg: This is what binds together the cheesecake.
  • Oats: I use quick-cooking oats for this topping as I find the texture works well.
  • Flour: All-purpose flour gives the topping a bit more chew.
  • Spices: I use cinnamon and nutmeg, but apple pie spice would also be just as nice.
  • Brown sugar: I love the depth of flavor light brown sugar adds to the topping.

4 Delicious Layers

  • Crust: The dessert starts out with flaky and delicious crust. I love making an easy homemade pie crust, but you can also use premade pie dough from the grocery.
  • Cheesecake: Next comes the creamy cheesecake layer made with a simple mixture of cream cheese, sugar and an egg.
  • Pie filling: This is where the fresh apples come in handy (see below for favorite type to use). Use them to make a delicious apple pie filling. You could use store bought pie filling too, but I think nothing beats the homemade version.
  • Streusel topping: It’s topped off with a delicious streusel topping made with oats, flour, butter, sugar and spices.

Favorite Toppings

Add any of the below toppings to really take this dessert over the top:

How to Make Apple Cheesecake Pie

This cheesecake pie recipe definitely takes a little more time than your typical apple pie, but it is worth it. Promise! Just follow these simple steps. Find the full printable recipe below.

Cooking apple filling for cheesecake pie.
  • CRUMB TOPPING. Mix together the topping ingredients with a fork.
  • CRUST. Place the dough onto a 9″ pie pan and fold the edges under to crimp them. Refrigerate the crust while you make the other layers.
  • CHEESECAKE. Beat together the softened cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Then beat in the egg. Spread the cheesecake filling onto the prepared dough.
  • FILLING. Then gently spoon the apple filling on top of the cheesecake layer. I suggest making the filling the night before, so it has time to set overnight. Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the apples.
  • BAKE. Bake at 375°F for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool for about an hour. Then place in the refrigerator until it is completely chilled and ready to serve.

5 star review

“So incredibly scrumptious! The layers of deliciousness in this are just absolutely incredible! A perfect autumn dessert!”

– Betsy
Apple pie cheesecake with a slice taken out.

Recipe FAQs

What are the best apples to use for homemade pie filling?

For this recipe, I like to use a variation of apples we pick at the orchard. Here are a few of my favorites when baking apple desserts: Granny smith, Honeycrisp, Jonathans, Melrose, and Fuji.

Can I make this Apple Cheesecake Pie gluten free?

Definitely! Swap out the oats and flour for gluten-free versions, and replace the pie crust with a gluten-free crust. Bob’s Red Mill makes a gluten-free pie mix you can use to make your own crust at home.

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a piece of apple pie cheesecake on a white plate

Apple Cheesecake Pie

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Author: Jamielyn Nye
Flaky pie crust topped with layers of cheesecake, apple pie filling and an amazing crumb topping. This apple cheesecake pie will become your favorite fall dessert!
Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Cool: 1 hr
Total Time: 2 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 10

Ingredients 

Crumb topping

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup quick-cooking oats
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar , packed
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 Tablespoons salted butter , melted

Pie

  • 1 homemade or store-bought pie crust
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese , at room temperature
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 cups apple pie filling , see note (make the night before or use store bought)

For serving: Vanilla ice cream and Caramel sauce, optional

    Instructions

    Crumb Topping

    • In a medium bowl, mix together flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and butter with a fork until well combined and crumbly. Set aside

    Pie

    • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the pie dough into a 9-inch pie plate. Fold the edges of the dough under and crimp them. Refrigerate until ready to use.
    • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy. Mix in the egg. Spread the cheesecake onto the prepared crust.
    • Gently spoon the apple filling on top of the cheesecake filling. Sprinkle the crumb topping over the apples.
    • Bake 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and place on wire rack. Let cool 1 hour at room temperature before transferring to the refrigerator to chill completely chilled. Top with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce to serve, if desired.

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    Notes

    Apple Pie Filling: Make your own with this homemade apple pie filling recipe.
    Storage: Store the cooled pie in an airtight container or wrapped tightly in plastic wrap in the refrigerator up to 5 days.
    This recipe comes from my friend Jocelyn’s (at Inside BruCrew Life) cookbook: Cheesecake Love

    Nutrition

    Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 440IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg

    Nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on specific ingredients used.

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American

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    Piece of apple cheesecake pie on plate.

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