Aged Cheddar and Maple Bacon Flatbread

Wisconsin Cheese Aged Cheddar and Maple Bacon Flatbread  Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Aged Cheddar can be used in this recipe.


  1. Place pizza stone on lower rack in a cold oven. Heat oven to 400ºF. Bake stone for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, fry bacon in a large skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until fat is rendered; drain drippings. Add maple syrup; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes longer or until bacon is crisp. Transfer bacon to aluminum foil to cool; separate into pieces.
  3. Sprinkle 3/4 cup cheddar over flatbread to within 1/2 inch of edges. Top with apple and bacon. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar.
  4. Using a rimless baking sheet or pizza peel, carefully transfer flatbread to pizza stone. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until crust edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Garnish with green onions.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Aged cheddar is crumbly and creamy with a rich, nutty flavor that becomes increasingly sharp and complex with age.

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