Apple Pie With Port With Cheddar Cheese Crust

  • on January 30, 2009
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Ingrients & Directions

1 1/2 c Sugar
1/4 c Cornstarch
2/3 c Apple juice
2/3 c Port
2 tb Butter or margarine
1 Lemon (Grated peel only)
8 md Cooking apples; peeled
– and sliced

2 c Sifted flour
1 ts Salt
2/3 c Shortening
3/4 c Shredded sharp cheddar
5 tb Cold water (or more)

Combine sugar and cornstarch in large saucepan. Stir in apple juice,
port, butter and lemon peel. Cook over medium heat until mixture
boils. Add apples and cook gently until barely tender.

To make Cheddar Cheese crust, mix flour, salt and shortening with
pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in cheese.
Add water gradually and mix lightly with fork to form dough. Divide
pastry in halves and roll out one half to fit 9-inch pie pan. Roll
second half of pastry and cut into 10 (1/2-inch) strips. Spoon
filling into pastry-lined pan. Weave pastry strips across filling to
make lattice top. Bake at 375F 30 to 45 minutes, or until done. Serve

8 Servings

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