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Apple-Cheddar Pork Chops

Apple-cheddar pork chops

Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin


  • 2 bone-in pork chops 6 ounces each
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter cubed and divided
  • 2 medium apples cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 4 ounces Carr Valley Apple Smoked Cheddar™ cheese shredded (1 cup)


  • ► Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook, covered, for 6 minutes. Flip pork chops; cook, covered, 6-8 minutes longer or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 145˚f. Transfer to a plate; tent with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  • ► Melt remaining butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Add apple slices; cook for 3 minutes. Flip apples. Whisk in the apple cider, maple syrup and dijon mustard. Bring to a boil; cook and whisk 3-4 minutes longer or until sauce is reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  • ► Reduce heat to low. Add pork chops to pan; coat sides with sauce. Top each with 1/2 cup cheddar. Cover; cook for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve pork chops with apples and sauce.

Carr Valley Cheese

This recipe was created for Carr Valley Cheese by Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin using Bread Cheese®. Carr Valley Cheese is a fourth generation Wisconsin specialty cheese company with over 100 varieties and 800 National and International Awards.

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