French Pastry Pie Crust

French Pastry Pie Crust

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"My mom found this recipe several years ago, and I still use it today."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 212 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 223 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Mix well, then cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. In a small bowl, combine egg, vinegar, and 4 tablespoons of water. Whisk together, then add gradually to flour mixture, stirring with a fork. Mix until dough forms a ball. Add one more tablespoon of water if necessary.
  3. Allow dough to rest in refrigerator 10 minutes before rolling out.
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This crust was great! Great flavor even though it doesn't have any butter in it.(I'm a true butter lover) And it has a great texture, tender and flaky. The key is to not over work it. When I add...

THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I HAVE EVER THOUGHT ABOUT REVIEWING A RECIPE (AND BELIEVE ME I HAVE USED QUITE A FEW GOOD ONES), BUT THIS ONE WAS WORTH THE TIME AND EFFORT. YOU MUST UNDERSTAND THAT USUA...

excellent! Used my food processor. Added flour, sugar, salt and butter and pulsed until bread crumb consistancy. Added liquid down the funnel. Took less than 2 minutes! Baked it as an apple...