Cheddar-Apple Bundles


These mouthwatering golden pastry bundles are filled with a warm and gooey mixture of apples, cheddar cheese, and sweetened pecans. Apricot preserves top this dessert recipe.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cool Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins


  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 8 ounce white cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)

  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

  • ½ cup butter, cut up

  • 6 - 8 tablespoon cold water

  • 2 medium Granny Smith or Jonathan apples, peeled, cored, and chopped (about 2 cups)

  • 3 tablespoon fig jam or apricot preserves


  1. Combine brown sugar and pecans; set aside. In food processor combine flour, 1/2 cup of the cheese, granulated sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cover and process with one on/off turn. Add butter. Cover; process with several on/off turns until size of small peas. With processor running, slowly add water to make dough come together in a ball. Gently knead until smooth.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Divide dough in 8 pieces. For each bundle, on floured surface roll dough in 8-inch circle. Place 3 tablespoons cheese and 1/4 cup apple in center. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon nut mixture. Brush dough edges with water. Bring up dough edges and press together to seal. Sealed sides up, place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until pastry is golden. Spoon preserves on each bundle. Cool 20 minutes on baking sheet. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

474 Calories
26g Fat
50g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 474
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 232.2mg 18%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 183mg 4%
Folate, total 68.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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