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Salted Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes

A bite into cheesecake, salted caramel, and caramel apple heaven with these salted caramel apple mini cheesecakes.
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time1 hr 36 mins
Servings: 6

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 4 graham cracker cookies
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • tbs melted butter

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 8 oz Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 6 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs heavy cream
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tbs flour

For the Caramel Topping:

  • ½ cup Kraft Caramel Bits
  • 2 tbs heavy cream
  • tsp salt

For topping Cheesecakes:

  • 1 apple
  • sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Pulse your graham cracker crumbs and your sugar in a blender or food processor until the graham cracker is fine crumbs.
  • Pour your melted butter over your graham cracker crumbs and mix with a fork.
  • Scoop about 1 TBS crumb mixture into 6 different prepared cupcake liners. And press crust down with a spoon.
  • Bake your crust in your preheated oven for 6 minutes.
  • Allow your crust to cool for a few minutes when done.
  • In a large bowl mix together your cream cheese, sugar, heavy cream and sour cream for about 2 minutes till combined.
  • Add in your vanilla and stir in. Then add in your egg and mix till combined.
  • Toss in your flour and salt and stir till just combined.
  • Pour your cream cheese mixture over your prepared graham cracker crust.
  • Place cheesecakes in oven and bake for about 20 minutes. Cheesecake will still be slightly jiggly in the middle.
  • Allow cheesecakes to cool on counter for 1 hour. Then place in fridge and chill for another hour.
  • When you're ready to serve combine caramel bits, heavy cream and salt in a medium sized microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stirring after until caramel mixture is soft and smooth. (Mine only took 1 minute, could take up to 2)
  • Scoop caramel on to the top of each cheesecake and sprinkle each with a pinch of sea salt.
  • Cut apple into julienne strips and place a few on top of each cheesecake.