All-Purpose Easy Shortening Pie Dough

Recipe by Gingerbear
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the flour and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Using a pastry blender, cut in the shortening until the mixture is crumbly, with a few pea-sized pieces of shortening.
  • Sprinkle in the water and mix with a fork, adding just enough until the mixture is moistened and begins to clump together.
  • Gather up the dough and form into a flat disk.
  • You can use this dough immediately or proceed to the next step.
  • Wrap the dough in wax paper or plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for atleast 20 minutes or up to overnight.
  • If chilled until hard, let the dough stand at room temperature for about 10 minutes to soften slightly before rolling.
  • ********Double-CrustShortening Pie Dough*********.
  • Use all-purpose flour, salt, vegetable shortening and ice-cold water.
  • Divide the dough into 2 equal pieces.
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