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    Shake-A-Pie Crust

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    deb k's Note:

    My Mother always told me the less you handle dough, the better it will be. This is too simple! And it makes the flakiest crusts for pies.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-12

    Yield:

    pies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put flour, sugar, salt and Crisco shortening in a plastic bowl with a lid.
    2. 2
      Seal and wink (let the air out;-).
    3. 3
      Shake until it sounds like sand.
    4. 4
      Add water.
    5. 5
      Seal and wink.
    6. 6
      Shake until it sounds like a rock.
    7. 7
      Roll out for your favorite pie or pastries.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 02, 2003

      55

      This recipe was amazing! I am not a great pie crust maker so I am always searching for that perfect recipe. I had some doubts as it sounded bizarre, but it worked just as Deb said and it was great. rolled out perfectly and was the flakiest crust ever

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    • on April 25, 2010

      55

      I have never been very good at pie crusts. This came out perfectly. I used it for Granny's Banana Cream Pie Granny's Banana Cream Pie and it was just fantastic. I froze the other half of the dough and worked in some garlic powder before rolling it out for some thrown together meat pies. Perfect recipe. I'm so happy I can make a nice pie crust now!! Thank you!

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    • on April 07, 2010

      55

      I DREADed making a pie crust and when I tried this I thought WOW here is something I can do easily. It was great and took no time. Made a half recipe and baked it with Sweet Potato Pie recipe 30766. Wonderful! Thank you.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shake-A-Pie Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (55 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 380.9
     
    Calories from Fat 234
    61%
    Total Fat 26.0 g
    40%
    Saturated Fat 6.4 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 20.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 32.9 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    13%
    Protein 4.0 g
    8%

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