Cheddar Apple Pie

135 12 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each
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Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
15
min.
Servings

12 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each

This classic combo makes the perfect pie -- flaky, tender pastry atop tender and tart apples. Best part? Ooey, gooey melted cheddar cheese hidden in the filling and the crust! This apple pie recipe is a must-try!

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Make It

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  • Combine 2-1/2 cups flour and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter and shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Combine water and 2 Tbsp. lemon juice; add 1 Tbsp. at a time to flour mixture, mixing lightly with fork after each addition until flour mixture is evenly moistened and clings together when pressed into ball. Divide dough in half; shape each half into ball. Flatten slightly. Wrap individually with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Heat oven to 425ºF. Combine sugars, cinnamon and remaining flour. Toss apples with remaining lemon juice in separate large bowl. Add sugar mixture and remaining cheese; mix lightly.
  • Roll out half the dough on lightly floured surface to 11-inch circle. Place in 9-inch pie plate; brush edge with some of the egg. Fill with apple mixture.
  • Roll out remaining dough as directed; place over apple filling. Seal and flute edge. Cut several slits in top crust to permit steam to escape. Brush with remaining egg.
  • Bake 50 to 55 min. or until juice begins to bubble through slits in crust, reducing oven temperature to 350ºF after 15 min. Cool.

Healthy Living

This is an indulgent dessert to enjoy once in a while. Watch serving size.

How to Flute Edge of Crust

Flute (to finish) edge by using 2 fingers to press a V-shape into the crust edge. This will look like a wave or ruffle design when finished. Or, pinch and slightly twist the pastry as you move around the pie to create a rope design.

How to Prevent Pie Filling Spillovers

To prevent pie filling from bubbling over the edge of the pie plate and onto the oven floor, line the lowest oven rack with a sheet of foil before preheating the oven to catch any pie drippings.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 330
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrate 40g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 19g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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