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Pie Crust Recipe

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Added: Sunday, November 23, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup flour
1/2 t. salt
1/3 cup shortening
3 T. cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Measure flour and shortening in bowl. Cut in shortening thoroughly using a pastry blender. Sprinkle in water 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing until all flour is moistened and dough almost cleans side of bowl. Gather dough into ball, shape into flattened round on lightly floured surface. With floured-covered rolling pin, roll dough 2 inches larger than pie pan. Fold pastry into quarters, unfold and ease into pan. For 1-crust pie--Trim overhanging edge of pastry from rim of pan. Press firmly around edge with fork. Dip fork in flour to prevent sticking. Bake at 475 for 8 - 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe from Betty Crocker Cookbook--
Marie and Nancy are pros--so direct all questions to them, I usually but the crusts that are pre-made:)

 

 

 

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