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    The Best Pie Crust Recipe

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    chalkalot's Note:

    This is enough for single crust pie in 9 inch pan the butter makes it brown, the shortening makes it flaky, its perfect!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    9-inch ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      combine flour and salt in medium sized bowl.
    2. 2
      cut in butter and shortening with pastry blender or fork.
    3. 3
      add water a little bit at a time, using a fork or hands to blend.
    4. 4
      stop adding water when dough is able to stay in a ball.
    5. 5
      lightly flour a flat surface and rolling pin.
    6. 6
      press ball of dough into a flat disk, place onto floured surface.
    7. 7
      roll dough beginning in middle and pushing outward.
    8. 8
      roll dough onto rolling pin, then unroll over pie pan.
    9. 9
      FOR UNFILLED PIE ('blind' baking): preheat oven to 400 degrees, bake for 8-10 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 13, 2012

      55

      Once I found this recipe I looked no further. This makes a perfect pie crust every time.

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    • on July 17, 2010

      55

      Very nice, easily prepared pie crust that I made to use for another recipe, Pear Butterscotch Pie #390836! Turned out great, thanks to your recipe! [Made & reviewed in New Kids on the Block tag]

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    Nutritional Facts for The Best Pie Crust Recipe

    Serving Size: 1 (417 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1542.4
     
    Calories from Fat 892
    57%
    Total Fat 99.1 g
    152%
    Saturated Fat 44.2 g
    221%
    Cholesterol 122.0 mg
    40%
    Sodium 1575.2 mg
    65%
    Total Carbohydrate 143.1 g
    47%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 19.8 g
    39%

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