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One Crust Standard Pie Crust

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided in 3 pieces (Room Temperature)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, frozen
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Keep the oven ready

MAKING
2) In a food processor bowl fitted with a knife blade, process the flour, fat and salt for about 15 seconds until the mixture appears like crumbs.
3) Continue to process, add water through the lid and process for 20-30 seconds until the dough forms a ball.
4) Shape the dough with hands, if required and refrigerate for 1/2 an hour.
5) Roll out the dough for a pie and prick all over with a fork.
6) Bake in the preheated oven at 450°F for about 9-12 minutes, until golden brown.

SERVING
7) Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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