Apple Cheddar Slab Pie

The perfect ratio of sweet apple filling with a Cheddar-infused crust…it makes enough for a crowd!

Serves: 24Prep: 1 hourCook: 1 hour 30 minutesTotal: 2 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 5 pounds tart baking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Mix together flour, cheese, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With a fork slowly add water until mixture just comes together. Divide dough in half, wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a large bowl toss together apples, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
  • On a floured surface roll out 1 piece of dough to a 20”x15” rectangle. Transfer to an 18”x13” half sheet pan. Spread apples evenly across crust.
  • Roll out remaining dough to an 19”x14” rectangle. Place on top of filling; seal and crimp edges together. Brush top with cream and sprinkle with sugar; cut several small slits.
  • Bake 45-55 minutes until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool at least 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 5 pounds tart baking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Mix together flour, cheese, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With a fork slowly add water until mixture just comes together. Divide dough in half, wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a large bowl toss together apples, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
  • On a floured surface roll out 1 piece of dough to a 20”x15” rectangle. Transfer to an 18”x13” half sheet pan. Spread apples evenly across crust.
  • Roll out remaining dough to an 19”x14” rectangle. Place on top of filling; seal and crimp edges together. Brush top with cream and sprinkle with sugar; cut several small slits.
  • Bake 45-55 minutes until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium160mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars21g
Protein5g