Old Fashioned Apple Pie with Cheese Sauce

  • 50 mins
  • 14 ingredients


  • Home made pie crust (top and bottom)
  • 1/2 cup of golden or dark raisins
  • 6 to 8 tart apples, peeled and cut into 2 inch slices
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Dash of salt
  • Cheese topping (recipe to follow)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 tbs milk
This is a first rate apple pie that is sweet but not too sweet, juicy but not too juicy. Combined with a flaky crust and a delicious creamy cheese topping. Makes 1 pie.


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a 9 inch pie pan with pie crust.
  • Pour boiling water over raisins and let stand for 5 minutes. Drain.
  • Toss apples with lemon peel, juice and drained raisins.
  • Combine sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt and mix with apples.
  • Turn apples into the lined pastry crust.
  • Place top crust over apples, seal and flute the edges.
  • Cut slits in top crust for escape of steam.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 60 minutes or till done.
  • Cover edges with foil after 15 minutes to prevent over browning.
  • To make the cheese topping, combine the cheeses  and milk and beat until fluffy smooth.
  • Serve warm with cheese topping.

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