Bake a Deep Dish Cranberry-Apple Pie with Cheddar Pastry Crust

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This recipe for Deep Dish Cranberry-Apple Pie with Cheddar Pastry Crust is great for the holiday season or anytime! The pastry has cheddar cheese in it. Try this deliciously different pie soon!

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This recipe looks great to serve to guests or family anytime. Have fun and Happy Cooking!

Step 1

In a mixing bowl, combine with whisk, 1 1/2 C flour, 1 1/2 t. baking powder, and 1/4 t. salt. Cut in 1/2 stick cold butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 2

Add 1 large beaten egg and 1/3 C milk. Mix. Stir in 1 1/2 C shredded cheddar cheese; form mixture into a ball.

Step 3

Roll 2/3 of dough into a 15-inch square on a lightly floured surface. Line an 8 inch square baking dish with dough; flute edges.

Step 4

In a large bowl, toss together 6 C peeled apple slices and 2 C cranberries.

Step 5

In another mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 C sugar, 1/3 C flour, and 1/2 t. cinnamon. Toss over fruit and mix well. Pour mixture into pastry shell. Dot all over with butter.

Step 6

Roll remaining 1/3 of dough ball into a 12 inch square. Cut into 1/2 inch strips. Place strips on fruit to form a lattice; press to seal.

Step 7

Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yields 6 – 8 servings.

Step 8

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