Gluten and Dairy Free Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Gluten and Dairy Free Caramel Apple Cheesecake

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That’s right, you heard that correctly. Gluten AND dairy free?! How could that be? (That rhymes, lol). My final recipe of the week is the best. Because who doesn’t like a good cheesecake?! This gluten and dairy free caramel apple cheesecake is sure to wow your dinner guests. 

This recipe for Caramel Apple Cheesecake is sponsored by Republic of Tea and Nairns. All opinions are my own. 

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Friday Fall Recipes

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Mini cheesecake bites that are both gluten and dairy free!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Crushed gluten free graham crackers I used Nairns ginger grahams
  • 2 tbsp Coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil melted

For the filling

  • 16 oz dairy free cream cheese I used Kite Hill
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or paste I used Taylor & Colledge
  • 2 large eggs

For the topping

  • 2 large apples
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1 Apple cider tea bag I used Republic of Tea
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce topping (skip for completely dairy free) I used Torani’s puremade caramel sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with silicon or paper liners. Note: I found greasing a muffin tin does NOT work.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine crushed graham crackers, sugar, and cinnamon together. Add melted coconut oil and stir to combine.

  3. Place a tbsp of graham cracker mixture in bottom of each muffin cup. With the bottom of a narrow glass, press cracker mixture down firmly.

  4. In a separate mixing bowl, combine filling ingredients together. Whisk with hand beater until fluffy. Pour filling 2/3 way up muffin cups.

  5. Bake 18-20 minutes or until centers are set. Remove from oven and cool in pan till room temperature. Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours (overnight is best).

For Apple topping

  1. Chop apples into small pieces.

  2. In a small saucepan, combine apples, coconut oil, and pumpkin pie spice together. Cut tea bag open and dump contents into apple mixture. Cook of medium low heat for 10-12 minutes or until apples are soft.

  3. Stir in caramel topping and spoon over cheesecake bites. Serve immediately.

Disclaimer:

Thank you #FallFlavors Week Sponsors: Melissa’s Produce, Torani, Republic of Tea, Taylor & College, and Nairn’s  for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for #FallFlavors Week recipes. All opinions are my own. The #FallFlavors Week giveaway is open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older.   All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Six (6)  winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The #FallFlavors Week Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or any other social channel mentioned in the #FallFlavors Week posts or entry.

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