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Cheesy Apple Crisp Recipe

When "the gang's all here", Rita Wilken of Bloomfield, Nebraska likes to serve this dessert topped with whipped cream. When we tried it in our Test Kitchen, we agreed it would top off any meal deliciously!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:100 servings


  • 13 quarts apples (about 42 medium), peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 cups butter or margarine
  • 8 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Whipped cream or ice cream, optional


  • 1. Arrange apples in four greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Combine water and lemon juice; sprinkle over apples. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in cheese lightly. Spread over apples. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until apples are tender and topping is crisp. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream if desired. Yield: 100 servings.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2012

"100 servings??!! How many people make 100 servings? What's the recipe for 8 servings?"

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"reminds me of one we had in school"

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