1tart applea granny smith would work great but I used a Braeburn - peeled and cored, cut into one inch pieces
1cupwhite or yellow onionabout half of one large onion minced
1 ½cups195 grams AP flour
½Tbaking powder7 grams
6T85 grams unsalted butter- thoroughly chilled and cut into ½ inch pieces
½cup65 grams shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
¼cuphalf and half
1large eggplus another for glazing if desired
Preheat Oven to 375
On a parchment lined baking sheet oven roast the onion (sprinkled with about a tsp of sugar) and apple pieces for 20-25 minutes until both are softened. Leave the oven on.
In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
Once apples and onions have thoroughly cooled combine with butter, cheese, half and half, and egg in a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Sprinkle flour mixture over the top and mix until just combined. Don’t over mix.
Scrape dough onto a well floured surface. Sprinkle the top with more flour (the dough is sticky) and roll or pat out to 1 ½ inch thick. You can now either cut into 6 wedges (like the original recipe) or use a biscuit cutter and make 11-12 rounds.
Place on a parchment or silpat lined baking sheet. Brush tops with egg wash or cream and sprinkle lightly with sugar.
On middle rack of oven bake for about thirty minutes at 375 if wedges. For rounds increase the heat to 400 and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown and firm.
Best still warm from the oven
I baked half the rounds and froze the rest to bake on a later date.
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