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Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza

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Kick up your homemade pizza game with this delicious apple cheddar bacon pizza. Made with thin slices of apple and smoked bacon, your taste buds are about to fall in LOVE!

We love Italian recipes in our family! Some of our other Italian-inspired favorites are these Lasagna Soup, Unstuffed Pasta Shells and Zuppa Toscana Soup recipes.

a freshly baked Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza

A Delicious Homemade Pizza

A couple of weeks ago, my family took a trip out to the local apple orchard and we brought home a bushel of apples that are now in my fridge and begging to be used! While making my dinner menu for the week, I tried to come up with a few recipes that used apples, and for our weekly homemade pizza night, this is the combination I came up with!

Apple and cheddar is a favorite flavor combo, but then I thought, “Why stop there? Let’s add bacon!” So there you have it – sweet, salty, and pungent…all in one. And it is awesome!

a pizza topped with bacon, cheddar cheese and apple slices

How To Make A Bacon Cheddar Pizza

Prep – Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F. Place your pizza stone or baking sheet in the oven while it’s preheating.

The Dough – You can start by making your own homemade pizza dough but I like using a store-bought dough to keep it simple.

Apples – You’ll want to remove the core of a large apple and then cut it into very thin slices. One of my favorite tools that makes it super simple is this apple peeler.

Compile – Roll the dough out into a circle big enough to mostly cover your pizza stone. Spread the barbecue sauce over the dough. Then add a layer of cheese followed by the apple slices and bacon. Finally, top with a little extra cheese and then toss it in the oven.

Bake – Cook the pizza for about 10-15 minutes. The cheese should be melted and the crust should be a golden brown color.

a slice of Homemade Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza

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Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza Recipe

This pizza was a complete hit and I will be sure to make it again! Leave us a comment below and let us know what you thought.

a slice of Homemade Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza
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Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza Recipe

Kick up your homemade pizza game with this delicious Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza. (Your taste buds are about to fall in LOVE!)
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 slice
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 store-bought or homemade pizza dough - enough for 1 pizza
  • 1 large apple cored and thinly sliced
  • 4 slices cooked bacon chopped
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3-4 Tablespoons barbecue sauce

Instructions

  1. Place a baking stone or sheet in the oven and preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Shape your dough on a piece of floured parchment paper.
  3. Spread your barbecue sauce on the crust.  Top with a little cheese, then layer on the apples and bacon.
  4. Top with the remaining cheese.  Slide the pizza onto the heated stone and bake for 10 to 15 minutes until the cheese is melted and lightly browned, and the crust is lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Cheddar Bacon Pizza Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

looking down on a sliced bacon apple cheddar cheese pizza

ENJOY!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR – Anne is the creator of the creative site, pizza stone  Anne was a contributor on Somewhat Simple in 2016. 

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