• Pastry for a 9-inch one-crust pie
• 3 3/4 cups peeled – cored and thinly sliced Granny Smith – Apples (about 3 – medium)
• 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
• 2 teaspoons cinnamon
• 3 eggs
• 1 cup whipping cream
• 8 ounces Monterey Jack Cheese – shredded

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line 9-inch pie plate with pastry. Crimp edge and prick bottom and sides with fork at 1/2-inch intervals. To prevent shrinkage, set 8-inch round cake pan into pie shell (or line snugly with aluminum. Bake 6 minutes. Remove cake pan or foil and continue to bake shell until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Layer half the apples, sugar and cinnamon in pie shell; repeat layers. Cover completely with cheese. Beat eggs with cream. Make a small hole in cheese; pour egg mixture into hole. Cover hole with cheese. Bake about 1 hour until top is browned and apples are tender when tested with pick. Cool 10 to 15 minutes before cutting into wedges.

Makes 6 servings

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