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Catholic Recipe: Cheese Tart Shells


  • 1 package pie crust mix
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Yield: 6 tart shells
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: All
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Starting with a store-bought pie pastry, adding cheese makes the shells rich and tasty. Serve with Creamed Shrimp.


Prepare 1 package pie crust mix as directed on package. Roll out in oblong. Sprinkle 1/2 cup grated American Cheddar cheese over surface. Fold in thirds. Roll out 1/8 inch thick. Press into 6 tart shell pans. Prick surfaces with fork. Bake at 425° for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from pans.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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