Brown chops in shortening. Remove from pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread each chop with 1/2 teaspoon mustard. Place in 9" square pan. Sprinkle chops with pickles. Add pickle juice. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Add apple juice. Cook 20 minutes. Skim off fat. Boil down juice in saucepan. Serve over chops.