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5 Awesomely Unexpected Apple & Cheese Recipes

You likely snacked on them at lunch when you were a child, but have you ever considered baking much larger meals with apples and cheese together?

It might seem like an odd combination at first, but these two lunchtime staples combine deliciously well with salty meats, sweet onions and starchy carbs.

Scroll through some of the internet's most unexpected apple and cheese recipes and give them a try! You'll be glad you did.

Apple Provolone Mac & Cheese

This recipe for Apple Provolone Mac and Cheese is a remix that you won’t be able to say no to. The sweetness from the apple is the perfect flavor to offset the salty provolone.

Apple Cheddar Prosciutto Breakfast Cornbread

The Cookie Rookie's delicious spin on morning cornbread takes a boxed cornbread mix and kicks it up several notches by mixing in salty Prosciutto, tart granny smith apples and sharp cheddar cheese - yum!

Grilled Brie Sandwich With Apple And Onion

Nothing melts up gooier than creamy brie cheese. If you want a truly scrumptious and grown-up grilled cheese sandwich, then home chef Jerry James Stone's recipe on Tree Hugger is the one you want.

This tasty creation combines an entire 8 oz. wheel of Brie cheese, Granny Smith apples and, of course, plenty of butter.

Apple And Cheese Casserole

This is definitely not for dinner - unless you want it to be! A delicious re-invention of the classic apple crumble, this incredible casserole recipe from features cheddar cheese and frozen apple slices (although you can use fresh).

It tastes amazing over a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream, we definitely recommend giving this dessert a try.

Apple & Cheddar Penne Pie

If you've got leftover penne noodles, but feel like something more adventurous than a traditional tomato sauce, this is the recipe for you. Try Better Homes and Garden's version of a restaurant classic. Mix up some tart cooking apples with cream cheese and sweet onions and you're well on your way to a flavorful and filling dish!