Apple-Cranberry Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust
1 3/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup finely grated cheddar cheese
1 1/2 sticks chilled butter
2 tablespoons chilled shortening
1/4 cup ice water
In medium bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix in cheese. Cut in butter and
shortening with pastry blender until texture resembles coarse cornmeal.
Gradually stir in water and compress dough into two balls. Place in plastic wrap
and chill 20 to 30 minutes. Roll each ball out to form two 1/8-inch-thick
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
4 cups peeled, cored, and sliced tart apples
2 cups fresh cranberries, washed and dried
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In large bowl, combine sugars, flour, and cinnamon.
Add fruit and toss. Pour into unbaked pie shell, dot with butter, and cover with
top crust. Bake 40 to 50 minutes. Makes on double-crust pie.