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Pastry for 9" One Crust Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Shortening or lard
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Cold water
  • 1 c All-purpose flour


Cut shortening into flour and salt until particles are size of small
peas.Sprinkle in water,1 tbsp.at a time,tossing with fork until all flour
is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 tsp. water can
be added if necessary.)
Gather pastry into ball;shape into flattened round on lightly floured
cloth covered board.Roll pastry 2" larger than inverted pie plate,9" x 1
1/4"Fold pastry into quarters;place in plate.Unfold and ease into
plate,pressing firmly against bottom and side.Trim edge of pastry 1" from
rim of plate.Fold and roll pastry under, even with plate;flute.

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