Recipes and Cooking Cheddar-Apple Bundles 4.5 (10) 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 45 mins Cool Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions 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. 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 474 Calories 26g Fat 50g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.