Apple-Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Take a coffee cake break! This tempting coffee cake is filled with cream cheese and topped with apples, cinnamon and walnuts.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 10

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese
1/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese
1/4
cup firm butter or margarine
1/3
cup milk
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
can (21 oz) apple pie filling
1/4
cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In medium bowl, beat 8 ounces 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 3 ounces 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 center 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 center of coffee cake. Sprinkle with walnuts. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

It's easy to cut dough into strips. Use a sharp knife dipped in Bisquick® mix so it won't stick.

To ensure recipe success if using a vegetable oil spread, use a spread with at least 65% vegetable oil.

Blueberry, cherry or peach pie filling can be used instead of the apple.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.