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    French Pie Pastry

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Marie's Note:

    My daughter in law is from France and this is how she makes her pie crusts. I think this is far superior to the ones made with shortening and the crust is much flakier. Hope you like it!

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    • 1 1/2 cups flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup butter, chilled & cut into small pieces
    • 6 tablespoons ice water


    1. 1
      Place flour and salt in food processor and pulse a couple times.
    2. 2
      Add butter and process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    3. 3
      Add water 1 T at a time through top feeder and pulse briefly until dough begins to form a ball.
    4. 4
      Remove from processor and place on floured surface.
    5. 5
      Form into a ball.
    6. 6
      Allow dough to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes before rolling out.
    7. 7
      On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to fit pie pan.
    8. 8
      Place in pan, flute edges and prick bottom of dough several times with a fork.
    9. 9
      Place in freezer for 15 to 20 minutes.
    10. 10
      Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    11. 11
      Bake pie shell for 15 to 20 minutes or til light brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 25, 2009


      My husbands favorite pie crust!

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    • on May 10, 2009


    • on September 26, 2008


      I made this today for my husband's birthday pecan pie. It puts me in mind of unsweetened shortbread. I am sure it'll be fine for the pecan pie, as it's very sweet, but I also had enough for a small (4 inch) apple pie for myself (can't eat pecans). I was picking at the crust for my pie, and I think that if I was going to be making a pie that isn't very sweet, I might add a little sugar to the crust. I made a double batch, because I wasn't sure if one 10 inch shell meant that it would be a single or double crust. I'll be saving the rest of it for a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving and two small lemon pies. It was dead easy to put together, and I'll make it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for French Pie Pastry

    Serving Size: 1 (393 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1496.3
    Calories from Fat 845
    Total Fat 93.9 g
    Saturated Fat 58.5 g
    Cholesterol 244.0 mg
    Sodium 1240.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 143.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    Sugars 0.5 g
    Protein 20.3 g

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