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Cheddar Leaf Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Manwiller

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp sugar
Pinch of salt
2 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
6 Tbsp cold butter, cut up
2-4 Tbsp ice water

Directions:
Directions:
1. In food processor, combine flour, sugar,and salt. Add cheddar cheese and pulse to coat. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add water 1 Tbsp at a time, pulsing until dough begins to come together.
2. Transfer dough to a floured surface and knead a couple times. Shape dough into 1/2 inch thick disk, wrap tightly with plastic and refrigerate 1 hour.
3. On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4 in thick and cut out leaf shapes, then refrigerate 20 min. Arrange on top of pie filling just before baking.
4. Bake at 400 F until fruit is tender and crust is golden brown, 65 to 75 min. covering with foil if crust gets too dark.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 standard top pie crust

 

 

 

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