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Magic Pie Crust

  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Solid white vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 100 Gram

Combine 1 1/2 cups flour and salt in large bowl.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal; do not overmix.
Beat egg with water in small bowl.
Add to flour mixture, tossing briefly with fork until just moistened.
Gently form into ball.
Generously flour work surface and rolling pin.
Pat dough into circle and roll out.
Turn dough over and flour again.
Roll into 12-inch circle.
Fold dough in half and then in half again.
Transfer to pie plate.
Unfold dough and fit into plate, trimming excess dough 1 inch beyond rim of pan.
Turn excess under to make narrow rolled rim.
Flute decoratively or press edge with fork.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2477 Calories from Fat 1427

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 161 g248.5%

Saturated Fat 40.4 g202%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 567.6 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 220 g73.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.1%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.2% Iron 79.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Magic Pie Crust Recipe