Grandma Covington's Cheese Apple Pie Crust

Grandma Covington's Cheese Apple Pie Crust


"A pie crust that adds the flavor of cheddar to any apple pie recipe."


20 m servings 160 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 12g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 191 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl sift flour, cornmeal and salt together, stir in cheese. Cut in shortening until mixture forms coarse crumbs.
  2. Add the water one tablespoon at a time; mix until dough just holds together. Form into a ball.
  3. Roll out dough to 1/8 of an inch on a lightly floured board; place in a 9 inch pie dish. Use as directed in pie recipe.
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  1. 10 Ratings


I made this awhile ago and didn't review it. I thought it was really good---I love the tastes of apple pie and cheese together! I used another recipe from this site---Grandma Ople's apple pie I ...

My teenage daughter made this recipe last year and had such compliments that she chose to make it again. She made the crust in a food processor and chilled the shortening in the freezer for a f...

Great taste! Though it's very crumbly and difficult to roll out. Roll out as best you can, but it's easier to press it into the pie tin rather than roll it out to perfection. Double the recip...

This pie crust was exactly what I was looking for. I used it to make an apple pie and it turned out fantastic. Everyone wanted to try it and everyone loved it; even the skeptics. It was a bit cr...

My family has long had a slice of Cheddar on top of their pie, so I was excited when I found this recipe. It was a BIG hit, with my husband (the pie crust fanatic) and my mom (first time they'v...

I was not a huge fan of the cornmeal in this pie crust. It came together really well for me, and I will try it again without the cornmeal.

Made as written. This crust is not my cup of tea. First, I did not like the texture of the cornmeal at all. It was crunchy, which I find odd in a pie crust. Second, it was difficult to keep t...

Great Crust. I used it for a shepherds pie, because my husband refuses to try anything new with his apple pie. I'll be sure to sneak it in someday though. The crust was very difficult. I was...

maybe I did it wrong, but the crust came out way too thick for my taste. It was hard to roll out without crumbing... Maybe I should have just kept adding water, but I had already added extra... ...