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Mom'S Pastry

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (wondra)
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Beat flour, shortening and salt in large bowl on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly.
Beat in water about 1 minute or until all flour is moistened and pastry begins to gather into beaters.
(If necessary, beat in 1 to 2 teaspoons additional water.) Gather pastry into a ball.
Shape into flattened round on lightly floured cloth-covered surface.
Roll into rectangle, 17 x 13 inches, with floured cloth-covered rolling pin.
Fold pastry into thirds.
Place in center of un-greased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch.
Unfold and ease pastry into pan, pressing firmly against bottom and sides.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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