Pecan Pie Pastry

Recipe by Jellyqueen
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 8mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • In a small mixing bowl stir together flour, chopped pecans and salt.
  • Cut in shortening or lard till the pieces are the size of small peas.
  • Sprinkle cold water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork.
  • Push to side of bowl.
  • Repeat till all is moistened.
  • Form dough into a ball.
  • On a lightly floured surface roll the ball into a 10-inch circle.
  • Line a 7-inch pie plate or quiche dish with the pastry.
  • Flute edge.
  • Cover surface of pastry with clear plastic wrap.
  • Spread dried beans atop the plastic wrap to a depth of 1 inch.
  • Micro-cook, uncovered, on 70% power for 6 minutes, rotating the dish a half-turn every 2 minutes.
  • Carefully lift plastic wrap and beans from pastry.
  • Micro-cook, uncovered, on 70% power about 2 minutes or till pastry is dry.
Advertisement