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Homemade Pie Crust

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This homemade pie crust recipe is a easy and simple way to prepare crusts for pies at home. Better and more fresh than store bought crusts, this pie crust is simply made with flour and shortening and baked before using.
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon

Mix the flour, shortening, and salt until crumbly.
Add the cold water and mix lightly.
Place the dough between two sheets of waxed paper and roll to the desired size.

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Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 908 Calories from Fat 463

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.7%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1943.4 mg81%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 13 g25.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 2.1% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Homemade Pie Crust Recipe