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Butter Crust

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  All purpose flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut in to chunks
  Egg yolk 1 Large

1. In a food processor or a bowl, combine flour and sugar. Add butter; whirl or rub with your fingers until fine crumbs form. Add egg yolk; whirl or mix with a fork until dough sticks together. Pat into a ball.
2. Press dough over bottom and up sides, flush with rim, of a 10- to 10 1/2-inch tart pan with removable rim.
3. Bake in a 300° oven until golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes (25 to 30 minutes in a convection oven); let cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1654 Calories from Fat 851

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149%

Saturated Fat 59.5 g297.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 427 mg142.3%

Sodium 22.9 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 178 g59.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 50.6 g

Protein 21 g41.1%

Vitamin A 60.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.2% Iron 45.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Butter Crust Recipe