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Apple-Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 10
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Take a coffee cake break! This tempting coffee cake is filled with cream cheese and topped with apples, cinnamon and walnuts.
Created Apr 10, 2012
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  • 1 pkg (250 g) cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon peel
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Bisquick* mix
  • 1/2 pkg (125 g) (from 250 g pkg) cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) firm butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) milk
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (540 mL) apple pie filling
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped walnuts


  • 1
    Heat oven to 425ºF. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In medium bowl, beat 250 g cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, the lemon peel and lemon juice with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth; reserve.
  • 2
    In large bowl, place Bisquick mix. Cut in 125 g cream cheese and the butter using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions) until crumbly. Stir in milk. Place dough on surface well sprinkled with Bisquick mix; roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Knead 8 to 10 times.
  • 3
    Roll dough into 12x8-inch rectangle. Place on cookie sheet. Spread reserved cream cheese mixture down centre of rectangle. Make cuts, 2 1/2-inches long, at 1 inch intervals on 12 inch sides of rectangle. Fold strips over filling, overlapping strips. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over top.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Carefully place on cooling rack; cool completely. Spoon pie filling down centre of coffee cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    How To: It's easy to cut dough into strips. Use a sharp knife dipped in Bisquick mix so it won't stick.
  • Tip 2
    Variation: Blueberry, cherry or peach pie filling can be used instead of the apple.

Nutrition Information

380 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 43g Total Carbs, 26g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 10 Servings
Total Fat
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% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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