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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!!
Ingredients
  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
Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
17) Serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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