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Mock Puff Pastry

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chilled
  Ice water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Sift flour with salt into a small bowl.
Cut in shortening with two knives or a pastry blender until mixture resembles cornmeal.
Gradually stir in water until mixture follows fork around bowl.
Chill dough.
On a pastry cloth or floured board, roll chilled dough into an oblong 1/8 inch thick.
Dot surface with butter.
Roll up as for jelly roll.
Roll out again in an oblong and fold in sides to make 3 layers.
Roll out again in same manner.
Repeat two more times.
Chill.
When ready to bake pie, roll to fit top of casserole.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling

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