Cheddar Apple Pie Bars


  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough 
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 2 large Granny Smith apples 
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar


1_ Heat oven to 350° F. Line 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking parchment paper, leaving paper overhanging on two sides.

2_ Using pastry blender, mix 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ sugar cookie dough with 1 1/2 cups finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz) until evenly incorporated. Press two-thirds of mixture evenly in baking dish.

3_ Bake 12 minutes.

4_ Meanwhile, peel and thinly slice 2 large Granny Smith apples. In medium bowl, toss apples with 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar. To remaining cookie dough mixture, add 1/4 cup all-purpose flour and 1 tablespoon sugar; combine with pastry blender.

5_ Spread apple mixture evenly over crust in baking dish; top with remaining cookie dough mixture. Bake about 40 minutes or until top is light golden brown.

6_ Cool 2 hours. Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.