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Pate Pastry

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Cold water 8 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine flour and salt, cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add beaten egg, stir briskly until blended.
Sprinkle cold water (1 tablespoon at a time) evenly over surface, stir with a fork until the dry ingredients are moistened.
Shape dough into a ball, chill at least 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Candy
Servings: 
1

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