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    Aunt Nancy's Flaky Pastry Crust

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    2rosebud's Note:

    A tender, flaky pie crust recipe that yields a top and bottom crust for an 8" pie.

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    Serves: 1



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    1. 1
      Cut shortening into flour with a pastry blender or with two butter knives until it resembles a coarse meal.
    2. 2
      Add cold water gradually and mix until the flour/shortening comes together to form a ball that holds its shape and is not sticky. If necessary, add more water or flour.
    3. 3
      Divide ball in two, and roll each separately into a circle large enough to fit your pie pan.
    4. 4
      For a double crust filled pie, place one shell into pie pan. Add pie filling and top with other crust. Bake as directed on pie filling recipe.
    5. 5
      For 2 single crust pies, place each shell into 2 pie pans, add filling and bake as directed on pie filling recipe.
    6. 6
      For 2 single crust pre-baked shells, place each shell into a pie pan and bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool before filling.

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    • on September 18, 2007


      Thanks for sharing your lovely crust recipe. It makes a crisp, tender, flaky crust with nice flavor and texture. I made a peach pie with it...It was excellant. Into my keeper box this goes.

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    Nutritional Facts for Aunt Nancy's Flaky Pastry Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (529 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2456.7
    Calories from Fat 1483
    Total Fat 164.8 g
    Saturated Fat 40.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 2332.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 214.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 7.5 g
    Sugars 0.7 g
    Protein 29.0 g

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