|Cheddar Crunch Apple Squares
12 ounces (1 box) vanilla wafers (3 1/3 cups vanilla wafer crumbs)
1 1/2 cups flaked coconut, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup (1 stick) salted Butter, softened
21 ounces (2 cans) apple pie filling
Make crumbs in food processor or with rolling pin and combine with coconut, cinnamon, Cheese and Butter to form a crumbly mixture. Press 1/2 of this mixture firmly into the bottom of a greased 12x9x2 inch baking pan.
Spread apple pie filling on top of bottom crust. Top with remaining crumb mixture; do not press down.
Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack in refrigerator and cut into squares about 2x2 inches. Serve with cinnamon ice cream or warmed honey. - Servings: 24
Recipe © 2004 Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.