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Basic Pie Shell

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ice water 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Chill shortening.
Cut shortening into flour and salt until mixture forms crumbs.
Add ice water, 1 tbsp at a time, and flip mixture around in bowl until a ball forms.
Wrap ball in plastic wrap and chill at least 1 hour.
Roll to fit 9 in. (23 cm) pie pan.
Fill with pie filling or prick with fork.
Bake at 425°F (220°C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until firm, or leave unbaked.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1059 Calories from Fat 614

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.3%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 491.5 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 13 g25.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 2.2% Iron 32.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Pie Shell Recipe