Apple Pie in Cheddar Crust

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

Here is another apple pie recipe with a different crust - a cheddar cheese crust- so very tasty!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. FOR CHEDDAR CHEESE PASTRY: Combine flour, cheddar cheese, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in Crisco with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cold water, 1 tablespoons at a time, mixing until dry ingredients are moistened and dough can be gathered into a ball. Reserve egg yolk and water.
  3. Divide dough almost in half. Roll out larger half ot a 13-inch cirlcle on a lightly floured surface. Line a 9-inch pie plate witrh pastry. Trim edge to 1/2 -inch beyond rim of pie plate.
  4. FOR APPLE FILLING: Combine apples, sugars, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl; mix well. Arrange in the unbaked pie shell. Dot with butter.
  5. Roll our remainnig pastry to an 11-inch circle. Place top crust over apples and trim edge ot 1-inch beyond rim of pie plate. Fold top crust under lower crust and form a ridge. Flute edge. Cut slits for steam to escape. Combine egg yolk and water. Brush over crust.
  6. Bake at 400F for 40 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Cool on a rack. Serve warm or cold with scoops of ice cream or slices of cheedar cheese.

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