CHOCOLATE PASTRY SHELL WITH NUTS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup hazelnuts, roasted and ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Directions

  • Sift flour with salt, sugar and cocoa. Cut in shortening until coarse meal texture. Blend in hazelnuts and vanilla. Sprinkle water over and mix lightly. Shape into a ball. Pat mixture over bottom and sides of a 9" pie plate. Prick crust. Bake at 400º for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool thoroughly before filling.

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