- 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted*
- 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- 3 (8-oz) pkg. cream cheese softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 Tbls flour
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup applesauce
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp nutmeg
Heat oven to 350. In medium bowl, combine all crust ingredients and mix well. Press in bottom of 10 inch springform pan.
In large bowl combine cream cheese sugar and flour. Beat until fluffy and light. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Add remaining ingredients, beat until well blended. Pour into crust lined pan. Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes. ( to minimize cracking place shallow pan half full of water on lower oven rack during baking). Cool. Refrigerate for several hours.