|Sharp process American cheese||1/3 cup shredded|
|Cooked chicken||1 1/2 cups cubed|
|Pineapple tidbits||1 8 3/4|
|Celery||1/2 cup sliced|
|Slivered almonds||1/2 cup , toasted|
|Dairy sour cream||3/4 cup|
1.Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
2.Sieve flour with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
3.Add shortening and 1/4 cup of cheese to the flour mixture.
4.Mix well so that the small pea sized pieces are made with the mixture.
5.Add a sprinkling of 3-4 tablespoons of water, one at a time and mix with a fork till the mixture is damp.
6.Make a ball of the mixture and roll it on a floured surface having a thickness of 1/8 inch.
7.Take an 8 inch pie plate, line the pastry into it and bake for 8- 10 minutes.
8.Make a mixture of chicken, pineapple and half nuts.
9.Mix separately sour cream with mayonnaise. 10.Transfer 2/3 cup of sour cream mixture to chickne mixture and stir well.
11.Using a spoon put the chicken mixture in pastry shell.
12.Add a sprinkling of remaining cheese and refrigerate.
13.Serve garnished with remaining almonds.