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Rich Pie Pastry

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Ingredients
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Sift flour with salt into a bowl.
Cut butter into flour until in small pieces and well coated.
Then rub in with the fingertips until mixture looks like crumbs.
Make a well in the center and add sugar, if using, egg yolk, and 3 tablespoons water and stir to combine.
Draw flour into mixture in the center quickly with a knife, adding more water if necessary, then press with the fingers to form a smooth dough.
Turn onto a floured board or marble slab and knead lightly until smooth.
Wrap in wax paper, plastic wrap or a plastic bag.
Chill 30 minutes before using.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Kneading
Ingredient: 
Egg

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