Cheese and apples? Isn’t that an unusual combination? Well, yes! But it is also a delicious combination you’ll wonder why you didn’t embrace before! Cheesy Apple Casserole layers the tender, jammy apples with a distinct sweet and savory cheddar cheese spread that creates wonderful contrasting flavors. Topped with even more melty cheese and baked until bubbly, Cheesy Apple Casserole brings an odd but yummy recognition!

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Spray a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.

Step 3 –Toss the apples with the lemon juice.

Step 4 –Spread the apples in the bottom of the dish.

Step 5 –Mix the melted butter, the sugar, the salt, the flour, the milk, the vanilla, and 1 cup of the cheese together with a spoon.

Step 6 –Pour and spread the cheese mixture over the apples.

Step 7 –Bake the casserole until the apples are tender and cooked through, about 55-60 minutes. Add the remaining cheese on top of the casserole during the last 15 minutes of baking.

Step 8 –Serve hot.