---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Apple-Bacon Quiches
  Categories: Appetizers, Cheese/eggs, Brunch
       Yield: 6 Servings
  
   2 1/4 c  Sifted flour
   1 1/2 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Shortening
       5 tb Cold milk
       5    Eggs
       1 tb Butter or margarine
       1 c  Diced Canadian bacon
       2 c  Thinly sliced apples
            -(red Delicious apples)
            - (unpeeled)
       1 tb Flour
   1 3/4 c  Half and half
     1/8 ts Nutmeg
     1/4 ts Caraway seeds
     1/2 ts Dry mustard
       1 c  Shredded Swiss cheese
  
   Combine sifted flour and 1 teaspoon salt. Cut in shortening until
 particles
   are size of peas. Sprinkle with about 5 tablespoons cold milk, adding
 just
   enough to make stiff dough. Shape into 6 balls. Roll out on lightly
 floured
   board to 6-inch circles and fit into 6 (5-inch) tart pans. Fold edges
 under
   and build up high fluted rim. Pierce all over with fork tines. Separate
 1
   egg. Beat egg white lightly and brush over bottoms and sides of shells.
   Bake below center of oven at 425F 15 minutes. Meanwhile, melt butter
 and
   saute bacon 1 minute. Add apple slices, cover and cook about 10
 minutes,
   until apples are almost translucent. beat remaining whole eggs with
   remaining egg yolk. Add flour, half and half, remaining 1/2 teaspoon
 salt,
   nutmeg, caraway seeds and dry mustard and mix well. Sprinkle cheese
 evenly
   among tart shells, top with apples and bacon. Pour egg mixture into
 shells.
   Bake at 375F about 30 minutes, or until set in center. Cool to lukewarm
   before cutting.
   
   (C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times
  
 -----