Cheesy Apple Pie
8
servings
1 hr
PREP TIME
02 hrs 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1/2 cup cold , Land O Lakes® Butter cut into pieces

5 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Sharp Cheddar American Blend

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

4 to 5 tablespoons cold water

Filling

3 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Sharp Cheddar American Blend cut in half

1/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

6 medium (6 cups) tart cooking apples, peeled, sliced 1/4 inch thick

Topping

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter melted

1 teaspoon sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place 1/2 cup cold butter and 5 slices cheese into food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Pulse until cheese and butter are well mixed. Add 2 cups flour and salt. Process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With processor running, add 1 tablespoon water at a time, just until dough forms ball.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide dough in half; shape each half into ball. Flatten slightly. Wrap 1 ball dough in plastic food wrap; refrigerate. Roll out remaining dough, on lightly floured surface, into 12-inch circle. Place dough into 9-inch glass pie pan, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Lay cheese evenly over bottom crust. Cover loosely with plastic food wrap; set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine 1/3 cup sugar, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour and cinnamon in bowl. Add apples; toss to coat. Spoon apple mixture into prepared crust.

  5. STEP 5

    Roll out remaining dough, on lightly floured surface, into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough over filling; unfold. Trim, seal and crimp or flute edge. Cut 5 or 6 large slits in crust. Brush with melted 1 tablespoon butter; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar. Cover edge of crust with 2-inch strip of aluminum foil.

  6. STEP 6

    Bake 35 minutes; remove aluminum foil. Continue baking 10-12 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and juices begin to bubble through slits in crust. Cool 30 minutes; serve warm. Store refrigerated.

Tip #1

Love apple pies? Try our highest rated Blue Ribbon Apple Pie! You can't go wrong with this classic.

Nutrition

440Calories
20Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
480Sodium (mg)
61Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
9Protein (g)

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