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Basic Pie Shell

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recipe is ready in 1-2 hrs time: 1-2 hrs

serves/makes:   1


recipe id: 27278

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1/3 cup shortening, chilled
1 cup flour (sifted)
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons water


Either by hand or in a processor cut shortening into the flour and salt until fine crumbs. Add water 1 T at a time until a ball forms. Wrap in plastic and chill for one hour.

Roll out to fit a 9" pie pan. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or leave unbaked if pie recipe calls for unbaked shell.


132 calories, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein per 1/8th prepared shell. This recipe is low in sodium.
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