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Cheddar Apple Pizza Recipe

Cheddar Apple Pizza Recipe

"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. YIELD: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

  • 1. Roll pastry to fit a greased 12-in. pizza pan; flute edges. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 209 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.