Hot Water Pie Crust I

Hot Water Pie Crust I

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"Pie crust recipe using hot water instead of cold."

Ingredients

servings 142 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 73 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine shortening, salt, milk and boiling water. Whip with fork until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add 2 cups flour and stir with round-the-bowl strokes until all flour is incorporated.
  3. Makes crust for one double crust pie.
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I've been using this crust since I was a teenager (too many years ago to count at this point.) It's the most forgiving dough I've ever used and bakes up nice and flaky. So many crusts seem to ...

This recipe was great. I just dumped all the ingredients into the food processor and presto, it was done. Instead of shortening I used butter. The pie crust tasted better than the pie!

This is the only piecrust recipe I have ever tried that turns out perfect and flaky each and every time. During the holidays, I baked over 20 pies and everyone is now asking for this recipe! I...