Cheddar Cheese Crust Apple Pie

A southern delight imagine a cheese straw style crust with a traditional apple pie filling. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Soul, Southern
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8


  • 4 Granny Smith Apples Cored, Sliced
  • 4 Pink Lady Apples Cored, Sliced
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Tbls Flour
  • 1/4 cup Orange Juice could substitute lemon juice
  • 1/4 Tbls Nutmeg fresh ground
  • 1 1/2 Tbls Cinnamon ground
  • 2 rolls Pre-Made Refrigerated Pie Crust (you can make your own)
  • 1 Tbls Butter to grease pie pan
  • 1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 

  2. Grease pie pan with butter  and place the bottom crust in your pie pan.

  3. Toss cored apple slices with orange juice, both sugars, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg.

  4. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work crust (see tutorial pictures in post above) Sprinkle with finely shredded cheddar cheese. (The cheese is optional so you can leave it off at this point.) 

  5. Bake at 425 degrees 45-60 minutes, until apples are soft. Allow to cool before serving.