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    Flaky Pie Crust

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    20 mins

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    LGColeman's Note:

    This came from the Moutain Network News recipes (www.mnn.net). This flaky crust works for both sweed and savory recipes. Make sure you refridgerate before rolling to maximize flakiness.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    crust

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine flour, salt and sugar in a processor.
    2. 2
      Using on/off switch, cut in shortening and butter until mixture resembles course meal.
    3. 3
      Beat egg and water in a small bowl and add to flour mixture.
    4. 4
      Process until moist clumps form, adding more water by the teaspoon if dough is dry.
    5. 5
      Gather into a ball and divide in half.
    6. 6
      Flatten each half into a disk.
    7. 7
      Wrap in plastic and refridgerate for at least one hour.
    8. 8
      Can be made upto on day ahead.
    9. 9
      Keep chilled.
    10. 10
      Let dough soften slightly at room temperature before rolling.

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    Nutritional Facts for Flaky Pie Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (671 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3103.3
     
    Calories from Fat 1824
    58%
    Total Fat 202.6 g
    311%
    Saturated Fat 85.9 g
    429%
    Cholesterol 455.5 mg
    151%
    Sodium 1894.0 mg
    78%
    Total Carbohydrate 280.0 g
    93%
    Dietary Fiber 9.0 g
    36%
    Sugars 26.5 g
    106%
    Protein 41.6 g
    83%

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