Cheese "Apple"

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gaynel mohler


Found this recipe in a book of clippings I made years ago. I always intended on making it but just never got around to it. It would make a nice appetizer presentation for a teacher conference or for a fall buffet. You form this into the shape of an apple and serve with crackers and apple slices.


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1 large apple
15 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    each, sesame seeds and brandy
  • 4 c
    sharp cheddar cheese grated ( 1 pound )
  • 1 pkg
    3 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
    spicy brown prepared mustard
  • 1/8 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • ·
  • ·
    1/2 cinnamon stick, 2 bay leaves ( for stem and leaves )

How to Make Cheese "Apple"


  1. pour brandy over sesame seeds and let stand a few minutes
  2. In food processor with plastic mixing blade, mix saturated seeds, cheeses, mustard and hot sauce.
    Process until well blended.
    Place in a bowl and chill for a couple hours
  3. on a sheet of wax paper, form cheese into the shape of an apple
    roll and coat ( or sprinkle over ) with red paprika
    place cinnamon stick coming out of center of top
    place a leaf on each side to form apple leaves.
    Refrigerate until ready to serve
  4. Present on a platter with assorted crackers and apple slices

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