Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Topping: 2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 block + 2 tbsp butter
8 oz grated cheddar cheese
Combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter to form a crumbly mixture. Stir in grated cheese. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
Filling: 6-8 apples, peeled, cored & sliced ¼” thick
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp cinnamon
¼ c sugar
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp minute tapioca (may substitute and equal amount of cornstarch)
Combine all ingredients and arrange evenly in a greased 9 x 13” pan. Sprinkle topping over apples. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
If you prefer, the above filling can be substituted with 2 cans of sliced apples or apple pie filling.