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Cheddar Apple Pizza

"Nuts, apples and cheddar cheese are a great combination, especially at harvesttime when this sweet pizza can be made with fruit right from the tree," says Anna Beckley of Windsor, Pennsylvania.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for a single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 4 large tart apples, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar, shredded part-skim mozzarella or shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

  • Roll pastry to fit a greased 12-in. pizza pan; flute edges. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes.
  • Arrange apples in a single layer in a circular pattern to completely cover pastry. Sprinkle with cheese. Combine brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over cheese.
  • Cut butter into small pieces and dot top of pizza. Bake for 20 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Cut into wedges; serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 209 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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