PIE CRUST FOR CREAM PIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbs cold butter (cut into peices)
  • 4 Tbs vegtable shortening
  • 5-6 tbs. ice water

Directions

  • Combine flour, sugar, and salt in food processor, pulse to mix.
  • Add butter and shortening and pulse 6-8 times, until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
  • Sprinkle w 3 Tbs. water and pulse.
  • Add additional 1-2 Tbs. water and pulse until dough holds together when pressed with fingers.
  • On floured surface form dough into a ball, then flatten.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refridgerate at least 30 minutes (up to 3 days).
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees, roll dough on floured surface into 14" circle.
  • Place in 9" glass pie plate (over hang 1/2 inch)
  • Fork edge.
  • Freeze 15 min.
  • Prick bottom of crust.
  • Line pie shell with foil.
  • Bake 15-30 minutes.
  • Cool crust completely.

Notes

Categories: Dairy  Dessert  Dough/Crust 

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