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  Dried apples 8 Ounce, cut up (1 Package)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lard 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Rinse apples.
In saucepan combine apples and 3 cups water.
Cover; simmer 20 to 25 minutes.
Combine apples, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon.
Stir in cheese.
Set aside.
Mix flour and salt; cut in lard till mixture resembles size of small peas.
Sprinkle water, I tablespoon at a time, over flour mixture; toss with a fork; push to side of bowl.
Repeat till all is moistened.
Form into a ball.
Roll on floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness; cut into 4-inch circles.
Place scant tablespoonful filling on half of each circle.
Fold over in half-moon shape; seal edges with fork.
In a heavy skillet, heat 1/4 inch fat to 375°.
Fry pies till brown, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Drain well on paper toweling.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4311 Calories from Fat 2127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 237 g363.9%

Saturated Fat 96.1 g480.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 269.7 mg89.9%

Sodium 3689.8 mg153.7%

Total Carbohydrates 496 g165.3%

Dietary Fiber 33.9 g135.6%

Sugars 181.2 g

Protein 62 g124.4%

Vitamin A 18.5% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 77.2% Iron 118%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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