Sweet Dough Crust (For Tarts and Individual Pies)

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 12 Tarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dough:.
  • In mixing bowl beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and whichever flavorings you choose, mixing well.
  • Combine baking powder and flour and slowly add to butter mixture beating until combined.
  • Divide dough into two discs and wrap in waxed paper.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Remove one disc at a time and roll between two sheets of waxed paper until 1/8" thick.
  • Cut 4" circles from dough.
  • Place one heaping tablespoon of filling slightly off center in the top half of the dough circle.
  • Fold over to create a semi-circle and gently press dough together to seal.
  • Crimp edges using the tines of a fork.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until very lightly browned around edges.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Fillings:.
  • Whichever filling you decide to use the steps are basically the same.
  • Combine all ingredients except cornstarch and water.
  • Cook over low heat for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Combine cornstarch in cold water and add to filling mixture.
  • Bring to a boil and cook 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
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