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EffieS Foolproof Pie Crust

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  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shortening 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In mixing bowl, combine flour, shortening, sugar and salt.
Add vinegar, egg and water mixing lightly with fork or food processor.
Form into smooth ball; chill 15 minutes.
Divide into 4 equal balls.
Roll each on generously floured pastry cloth until 1/2 inches larger than 9-inch glass pie plate.
Lift bottom crust into plate shaping around rim.
Flute edges.
Fold an 11-inch piece of wax paper into eighths; cut from center to 1-inch from outside edge.
Unfold; place in center of pie crust.
Nest 8-inch glass pie dish on paper.
Microwave (high) 3 minutes.
Remove paper and 8-inch dish; rotate 1/4 turn.
Microwave (high) 2-3 minutes.

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EffieS Foolproof Pie Crust Recipe