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       Title: Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
  Categories: Pies
       Yield: 7 Servings
   1 1/2 c  Sugar
     1/4 c  Cornstarch
     2/3 c  Apple juice
     2/3 c  Port wine
       2 tb Butter; or margarine
       1    Lemon peel; grated
       8 md Cooking apples; peeled and
            -sliced (abt 7 - 8 cups)
 -------------------------------CHEDDAR CRUST-------------------------------
       2 c  Flour; sifted
       1 ts Salt
     2/3 c  Shortening
     3/4 c  Sharp cheddar cheese
   5 1/2 tb Water
   For the filling, combine sugar and cornstarch in lg 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-in. pie pan. Roll second half of pastry and
   cut into 10 (1/2 in.) strips. Spoon filling into pastry-lined pan. Weave
   pastry strips across filling to make lattice top. Bake at 375 deg. 30 to 45
   min. or until done.  Serve warm.