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Apple Pie With Port With Cheddar Cheese Crust















Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 ½ cups sugar
¼ cup cornstarch
cup apple juice
cup port wine
2 tablespoons butter
or margarine
1 each lemon
(grated peel only)
8 medium apples
cooking, peeled, sliced
Cheddar cheese crust
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
cup vegetable shortening
¾ cup cheddar cheese, very old, sharp
5 tablespoons water
cold (or more)


Combine sugar and cornstarch in large saucepan. Stir in apple juice, port, butter and lemon peel. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils. Add apples and cook gently until barely tender.

To make Cheddar Cheese crust, mix flour, salt and shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese. Add water gradually and mix lightly with fork to form dough.

Divide pastry in halves and roll out one half to fit 9-inch pie pan. Roll second half of pastry and cut into 10 (½-inch) strips. Spoon filling into pastry-lined pan. Weave pastry strips across filling to make lattice top. Bake at 375℉ (190℃) 30 to 45 minutes, or until done. Serve warm.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 251g (8.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 41415% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 383mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 9% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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