Transfer the popular snack combo of apple slices and cheddar cheese into pie form via this double-crusted pie.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Maple, Apple, and Cheddar Pie

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare Pastry for a Double-Crust Pie. On a lightly floured surface, slightly flatten one portion of dough. Roll dough from center to edge into a 12-inch circle. Wrap pastry circle around rolling pin; unroll into a 9-inch pie pan or plate. Ease pastry into pie pan without stretching it; set aside.

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  • For filling, in a large bowl, stir together sugar, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Add apples; toss gently to coat. Add cheese and the 1/4 cup maple syrup; toss gently to combine. Transfer filling to pastry-lined pie pan. Drizzle with cream.

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  • Trim pastry even with edge of pie pan. Roll the remaining dough into a 12-inch circle. Cut slits in pastry to allow steam to escape. Place pastry circle on filling; trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie pan. Fold top pastry edge under bottom pastry. Crimp edge as desired. Cover edge of pie with foil to prevent overbrowning.

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  • Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Remove foil. Bake about 20 minutes more or until apples are tender and pastry is golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack. Brush with the 2 tablespoons maple syrup. If desired, sprinkle with pecans. Cool for 1 hour. Serve slightly warm. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Maple, Apple, and Cheddar Pie)

524 calories; 26 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 40 mg cholesterol; 540 mg sodium. 63 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 29 g sugar; 10 g protein;

Pastry for a Double-Crust Pie

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  • In a large bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening and butter until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the ice water over part of the flour mixture; toss gently with a fork. Push moistened pastry to the side of the bowl. Repeat moistening flour mixture, using 1 tablespoon of the ice water at a time, until all of the flour mixture is moistened. Gather flour mixture into a ball, kneading gently until it holds together. Divide pastry in half; form halves into balls.

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Reviews (1)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 1 stars
11/06/2017
We din't like the cheddar in the pie, ended up throwing it out. we felt that if you want cheddar with apple pie, serve it on the side rather than baking into the pie. I definitely will not bake this pie again.