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One Crust Pastry Shell

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, cut up
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon
Directions

In medium mixing bowl, combine flour and salt.
Cut in shortening and butter to form coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until particles are moistened and cling together.
Form dough into a ball.
Roll out on lightly floured board at least 2 inches larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
Ease into plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Prick thoroughly.
Microwave at High for 5 to 7 minutes, or until pastry appears dry and opaque, rotating plate after every 2 minutes.
Cool.
Or, preheat conventional oven to 400°F.
Bake until light golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Pizza
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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