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  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening/Lard 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cold water 4 Tablespoon

In medium mixing bowl stir together flour and salt.
Cut in shortening or lard till pieces are the size of small peas.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the water over part'of the mixture; gently toss with a fork.
Push to side of bowl.
Repeat till all is moisteried.
Form dough into a ball.
On lightly floured surface flatten dough with hands.
Roll dough from center to edge, forming a circle about 12 inches in diameter.
Wrap pastry around rolling pin.
Unroll onto a 9-inch pie plate.
Ease pastry into pie plate, being careful to avoid stretching pastry.
Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
Flute edge.
For a baked pie shell, prick bottom and sides with tines of a fork.
Bake at 450° for 10 to 12 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 718 Calories from Fat 606

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g105.6%

Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.6%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 974.7 mg40.6%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 3 g6.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.8% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pastry For Single Crust Pie Recipe