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Apple Cheesettes

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Try out this sweet and completely delicious Apple Cheesettes; you'll be amazed at the fact that these will turnout just like the the uptown bakery ones! A great holiday time snack, with the delicious combination of apples and cheese!!
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  American cheddar cheese 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Ice water 4 Tablespoon
  Apples 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Orange rind 1 Tablespoon
  Pecans/Walnuts 3 Dozen
  Brown sugar 4 Tablespoon

1) Combine together and sift the flour, salt, and baking powder.
2) Using 2 knives or a pastry blender, cut in the shortening.
3) Add in the cheese and mix well.
4) Add enough water till the ingredients hold well.
5) Refrigerate the mix.
6) Drain the liquid from the canned apples.
7) Add in the rind and mix well.
8) Roll out the pastry to a 1/8 inch thickness.
9) Cut with a 3-inch round cutter.
10) Arrange an apple slice on one-half of the pastry circle.
11) Add a walnut or pecan, and dust with sugar.
12) Moisten the edges of the pastry, fold over, and press down the edges to seal.
13) Flute with a pastry wheel.
14) Pierce with a fork or lightly slit each in the center.
15) Arrange on a baking sheet.
16) Place in the oven at 425° and bake for 10-15 minutes.

17) Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5548 Calories from Fat 3687

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 431 g663.5%

Saturated Fat 77.3 g386.7%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 101.5 mg33.8%

Sodium 1785.4 mg74.4%

Total Carbohydrates 390 g129.9%

Dietary Fiber 57.3 g229.2%

Sugars 137.8 g

Protein 85 g169.4%

Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C 86.6%

Calcium 123.4% Iron 125.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apple Cheesettes Recipe