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Flakey Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melissa Whitbeck
Added: Thursday, April 30, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 2/3 c. sifted regular flour
1 t. salt
1 c. shortening
6 T. ice-cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 3 ingredients in large mixing bowl. Cut well with pastry cutter. Add ice-cold water. Cut with pastry cutter, thoroughly. *Always cut never stir. Dampen counter w/ wet cloth & lay saran wrap down. Sprinkle wrap with flour. Divide in 1/2.
Shape into balls. Roll out on floured saran wrap, adding flour (sifted) as needed to keep from sticking. Carefully slide hand under Saran™ wrap. Invert pie plate over top of pie crust, center it, & flip, position it & peel saran wrap carefully off. Trim edges & shape as desired.

 

 

 

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