CHEESY APPLE CASSEROLE

 

Cheesy Apple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

This Cheesy Apple Casserole is so easy and makes a great side dish. If you have never tried this dish you absolutely need to, it is that good. So many people turn their nose up at this combination but I assure you it is delicious. It’s the perfect side dish for any meal and would be wonderful for the holidays.

Cheesy Apple Casserole Ingredients Needed:

Apples (I used red delicious but you could use about any kind in this recipe)

Lemon juice

Butter

White granulated sugar

Salt

All-purpose flour

Milk

Vanilla extract

Shredded cheddar cheese

This recipe is super hard to get great pictures of since its just a casserole topped with cheese. Not a lot to work with, but the taste is so good it doesn’t matter! We recently remade this delicious dish so we could update this recipe and it didn’t last a day. Great reviews on this dish too.

Full recipe in printable recipe card below.


My mom makes something very similar to this called cheese apples but it’s made with canned apples and velveeta. I try to avoid velveeta and canned things. This was so good and tastes just like hers but better!! Thank you for a real food recipe! We are having it tomorrow at thanksgiving.” – Brooke

“I made this Cheesy Apple Casserole for my friend. He and I really enjoyed it. I used 1.5 cups white granulated sugar and 1.5 cups of brown sugar. WOW! The apples were cooked just right. The cheddar cheese really added to the flavor and goes so well with apples. Thanks for sharing.” – Sue

“This is so delicious! Easy, and a hit on Thanksgiving. If I make this just for family again on a regular night, I may cut the butter and use low fat cheddar cheese. But for a holiday, full day perfect!” – Michelle


 

Cheesy Apple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

Cheesy Apple Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Print Recipe
5 from 6 votes

Cheesy Apple Casserole

This Cheesy Apple Casserole is so versatile. It's great for breakfast or as a side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Apple Casserole

Ingredients

  • 5 cups chopped apples (I used red delicious but you could use about any kind in this recipe. Peel and core the apples, then chop)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup melted
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Toss the chopped apples with the lemon juice.
  • Spray a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray and spread the apples in the bottom of the dish.
  • Mix the melted butter, sugar, salt, flour, milk, vanilla extract and one cup of the cheese together with a spoon. Pour and spread over the apples. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 55 to 60 minutes adding the other cup of shredded cheese on top during the last 15 minutes.

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12 Comments

  1. Tracie Rosser says:

    Love this recipe! And are you kidding me? That picture looks good enough to eat!5 stars

  2. Mary Baker says:

    Looks delicious. Will make it for Thanksgiving. In my family, it is a tradition to have a wedge of cheddar cheese along with a slice of apple pie.5 stars

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      I think you are going to love this recipe!

  3. Jeff Locke says:

    I did a twist to the Cheesy Apple Casserole. Cream the salt butter and sugar, mix in vanilla, then mix in the flour, I used sour cream instead of the milk and add it last using mixer. This comes out so incredibly good! Give it a try!!5 stars

  4. I made this Cheesy Apple Casserole for my friend. He and I really enjoyed it. I used 1.5 cups white granulated sugar and 1.5 cups of brown sugar. WOW! The apples were cooked just right. The cheddar cheese really added to the flavor and goes so well with apples. Thanks for sharing.5 stars

  5. Brooke Rose says:

    My mom makes something very similar to this called cheese apples but it’s made with canned apples and velveeta. I try to avoid velveeta and canned things. This was so good and tastes just like hers but better!! Thank you for a real food recipe! We are having it tomorrow at thanksgiving.5 stars

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      Wonderful!!! So glad it was a hit.

  6. This is so delicious! Easy, and a hit on Thanksgiving. If I make this just for family again on a regular night, I may cut the butter and use low fat cheddar cheese. But for a holiday, full day perfect!5 stars

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      Wonderful!! So glad you enjoyed this casserole, we love it too!

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  8. I think I feel like the Lottery winner! Can’t wait to try all these delicious Casseroles…. Hamburger, Cabbage, Hashbrown, & Apple! The Apple Dessert will be first, for a Luncheon on Tuesday. Thanks so much.

    1. The Southern Lady says:

      We’re so glad you found our recipes! We hope you enjoy every one of them. Thank you so much!