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Flaky Pie Crust

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  Egg 1 , beaten
  Cold water 5 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Combine egg, water, vinegar and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
Cut shortening into flour in large bowl until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add egg mixture; toss with fork until mixture holds together.
Press together to form ball.
Roll out on lightly floured surface to circle 1 inch larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
Press in pie plate.
Trim and flute edge.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3250 Calories from Fat 1887

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 214 g328.6%

Saturated Fat 53.3 g266.7%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 2026.7 mg84.4%

Total Carbohydrates 287 g95.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 45 g90.1%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.9% Iron 102.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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