In large bowl, combine 2/3 cup pretzel crumbs, 2 teaspoons cinnamon and 1 teaspoon
Add apple slices, tossing to coat well.
Stir in applesauce and 1 cup
of the Cheddar.
Spread mixture evenly in a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking dish.
In medium bowl, combine remaining pretzel crumbs and cheese, brown sugar, remaining
cinnamon, lemon peel and butter.
Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture.
Bake 50 to
60 minutes, or until golden, bubbly and thick.
Cool slightly before cutting.
Serve warm or cold, topped with yogurt.
* To make the crumbs, place pretzel pieces on waxed paper. Cover with additional
waxed paper. Using a rolling pin, crush or roll until crumb consistency. Or, place
pretzel pieces in a food processor. Pulse until crumb consistency.
Recipe and photo credit:
the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.