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Fig Cobbler in Cheddar Pastry

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Ingredients

Filling

  • 5 cups peeled halved fresh figs (2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Cheddar Pastry

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cups shortening
  • 1/4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Instructions

  1. Filling: Arrange figs evenly in a lightly greased 10 x 6 x 2-inch baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  3. Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir well and sprinkle over figs.
  4. Dot with butter.
  5. Cheddar Pastry: Combine flour and salt; cut in shortening.
  6. Stir in cheese.
  7. Sprinkle cold water (1 tablespoon at a time) over surface. Stir with a fork until moist.
  8. Roll into a ball. Roll pastry out to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into strips, 10 x 1/2 inches. Arrange in lattice fashion over figs.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 to 45 minutes.