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  • 1 c. sifted floour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c. shortening
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 c. chopped pecans
  • 1 square unsweetened chocolate, grated
  • 1 Tb. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • Sift together flour, salt and granulated sugar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles small peas. Blend in brown sugar, pecans and chocolate. Mix well, reserving 1 Tb. mixture. Add water and vanilla to remainder of mixture and press into well-greased 8" pie pan, moistening fingers if necessary, to make pie shell.
  • Bake in moderate overn (375ºF.) 15 minutes. During last 5 minutes, bake the 1 Tb. reserved crumb, mixture, spread in a pan. Cool crust.

Categories: Dough/Crust 

Author Credit: Farm Journal Pie Recipe Cookbook

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