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Egg Yolk Crust

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Butter-flavored shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten

Combine flour, salt, and sugar replacement in food processor or bowl.
Cut in shortening, using on/off switch or short cuts.
Add egg yolk and mix thoroughly.
Press dough into bottom of 8 or 9 in. (20 or 23 cm) pie pan, springform pan, or tart pans.
Add filling as directed in your pie recipe or fill with pie weights.
Bake at 425°F (220°C) for 10 minutes or until crust is slightly brown.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 992 Calories from Fat 516

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.9%

Saturated Fat 14.4 g72.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 185.1 mg61.7%

Sodium 131 mg5.5%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 15 g30.6%

Vitamin A 21.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.8% Iron 34.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Egg Yolk Crust Recipe