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Sweet and Savory Apple Pie with Bacon and White Cheddar

This sweet and savory apple pie, with bacon and cheese, is everything you want it to be.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 307kcal
Author Gary White


  • 2 9- inch single pie crusts
  • 5 cups Granny Smith apples peeled, cored & thinly sliced
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 orange zested
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 8 strips bacon thick-cut
  • 6 oz. white cheddar cheese cut into ½-inch chunks


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Once hot, place cookie sheet on bottom rack to heat up.
  • In a large mixing bowl add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and salt. Whisk until well blended.
  • Add thinly sliced apples, zest, and juices to sugar mixture & toss until all apple slices are coated. Let sit for 15 minutes, until apples release their juices.
  • Meanwhile, cook 8 strips of bacon until very crispy. Cut into ½-inch pieces.
  • Combine bacon and cheese with apple mixture.
  • Arrange coated apple slices, bacon, and cheese into a 9-inch unbaked pie shell.
  • Cut extra pie crust into ¾-inch strips. Arrange on top of apple pie, about ½-inch apart, to create lattice top.
  • Bake on cookie sheet for 50-55 minutes or until pie filling is bubbly and crust is golden.


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 1mg