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Emily's Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Turek
Added: Monday, May 15, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Single Crust:
1 cups flour
tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
2-3 Tbsp ice cold water



Double Crust:
2 c flour
1 tsp salt
2/3 c shortening
4-5 Tbsp ice cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour and salt. Cut in shortening with pastry cutter or two forks until size of small peas. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of water over flour mixture. Gently toss with a fork and push clumps to side of the bowl. Continue to add water until most flour is moist. Use only as much water as needed, mixture should be a little dry. Mix as little as possible for the most flakey crust.

 

 

 

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