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cheddar crust apple pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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.

(1 rating)
yield 9 -inch pie
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheddar crust apple pie

  • CRUST:
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 dash
  • 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
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 6 c
    tart peeled apple slices
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make cheddar crust apple pie

  • 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.