Cheddar Crust Apple Pie

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Apples and cheese are natural companions. This golden cheddar crust is something special for the spicy apple filling. My Aunt Martha was always bragging how we all loved this pie of hers, so we better eat our dinner if we wanted any pie for dessert.


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Serves:

9-inch pie

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST:

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 dash(es)
salt
1/2 c
solid buttery crisco or butter
6 oz
(1 1/2 cups) shredded real sharp cheddar cheese
4 to 6 Tbsp
ice water

FILLING:

1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
6 c
tart peeled apple slices
2 Tbsp
margarine

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust:
Combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until mixture coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. Sprinkle with water while mixing lightly with a fork; form into ball. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll one half to 12-inch circle. Place in 9-inch pie plate.
2
Filling:
Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon; toss with apples. Place in pastry shell; dot with margarine. Roll out remaining dough to 12 -inch circle; place over apple mixture. Seal and flute edges of pastry; cut slits in top. Brush top with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 425^ for 35 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom