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Low Fat Flaky Pie Pastry

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 sticks)
  Ice water 4 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. With two knives or pastry blender, cut margarine into a sieve flour and salt mixture until the mixture is of cornmeal consistency.
2. Add ice water to the mixture, toss with a fork and shape into a ball. Allow to chill for 20 minutes.
3. Halve the mixture and thinly roll each of the halves on lightly floured surface.

SERVING
4. Use the dough to line pie or tart tins to make pies, tarts, or flans with desired filling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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