Pastry Shells

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UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix and sift flour.
  • Cut in shortening with a knife. Add only enough water to hold the ingredients together.
  • DO NOT KNEAD.
  • Divide the dough into 2 parts and roll out onto a slightly floured wooden board.
  • Line the pie pan with only 1 of the dough parts.
  • Pinch the edges or use a fork to make the edged design.
  • Poke the bottom of the shell with the fork.
  • Bake in oven at 460* for 10 - 15 minutes.
  • **Cook the 2nd shell according to directions unless you are using the 2nd shell as a covering for a pie, then place it on top of the pie raw and cook according to the pie's directions.** This recipe yields 2 pastry shells.
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