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Cheddar Apple Pie

Cheddar Apple PieTo some, an apple pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 package pie crust mix (2 crusts)
2 cups (8 ounces) Wisconsin cheddar cheese, shredded - divided use
3 pounds cooking apples, sliced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons butter

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare one pie crust (1/2 package) according to package directions. Work 1 cup of the cheddar cheese into crust. Roll dough and line pie plate. Place apples in pastry-lined plate, sprinkling flour and nutmeg evenly throughout.
  2. To prepare topping, combine remaining package of the pie crust mix, sugar and cinnamon. Thoroughly cut in 3 tablespoons butter. Cover apples with half of topping. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheddar cheese and top with remaining topping.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for about 40 minutes or until apples are tender.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.