HEAT oven to 325°F.
MIX crumbs, 1/2 cup nuts, 3 Tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
BEAT cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust. Mix 1/3 cup sugar and remaining cinnamon in large bowl. Add apples; toss to coat. Spoon over cream cheese layer; sprinkle with remaining nuts.
BAKE 1 hour 10 min. to 1 hour 15 min or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.