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Apple Crisp Cheesecake [Vegan]

In my big Minnesotan family, desserts are always the star of every meal. I'm not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing - but it's a delicious thing none the less. One day I was sitting in my kitchen trying to come up with a delicious recipe for my family's next party. The genius idea of combing my two favorite desserts, cheesecake and apple crisp, lit up in my head like a light bulb and the recipe was created from there. It's one of my all time favorite desserts and one of Vegan Heartland's most popular recipes and I'm so glad I get to share it with all of you!

Apple Crisp Cheesecake [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan



  • 1 cup vegan graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted margarine


  • 2 8oz containers of vegan cream cheese
  • 2 EnerG Eggs
  • 2 tbsp corn starch, tapioca starch, or arrowroot powder
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Apple Crisp Topping

  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp melted margarine
  • 1 medium to large apple, peeled and thinly sliced



  1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
  2. Blend together the graham crackers, rolled oats, and brown sugar until well combined and powdery in a food processor. After you’ve melted your margarine
  3. Pour it into the crust mixture and process until well combined. Pour into a pie pan or springform pan and press down firmly and form the crust along the edges of the pan. Make sure the crust is in an even layer.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the corn starch and water.
  2. In another small bowl, whisk together 3 tsp of EnerG Egg Substitute and 4 tbsp warm water until frothy.
  3. To get the EnerG Egg Replacer really frothy, blend it in your food processor or blender.
  4. In your food processor, blend together the cream cheese, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla. Then add your corn starch and EnerG egg replacer.
  5. Once well combined, pour on top of your graham cracker/oat crust.

Apple Crisp Topping

  1. Mix together your flour, oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon until well combined. Stir in the
  2. melted margarine.
  3. Arrange the thinly sliced apple on top of the cheesecake in a single layer.
  4. Top with the Apple Crisp Topping. Bake at 350F for 40-50 minutes.
  5. Once it’s done cooking, cool for 15 minutes, then refrigerate overnight.
  6. Top with your favorite non-dairy whipped cream and serve!






Matthew Calverley is the creator and writer of the popular cooking blog Vegan Heartland. Matthew grew up eating delicious and decadent food cooked by his loving grandmothers and has made it his mission to veganize his family's passed down recipes while creating his own recipes along the way. The purpose of Vegan Heartland is to show vegans and non-vegans alike that delicious and healthy recipes can be created just like grandma made!



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One comment on “Apple Crisp Cheesecake [Vegan]”

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Stephanie Ford
1 Years Ago

I\'ve made this twice...and it is absolutely amazing. Thank you for the recipe!

3 Years Ago

Is it possible to use ground flax seeds equal to 2 eggs instead of EnerG egg replacer if you have that on hand? Thanks, this recipe sounds delicious.


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