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Never Fail Pie Crust

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  Flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Solid vegetable shortening 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Mix flour, sugar, and salt. Add shortening, and mix with fork or pastry cutter until ingredients are crumbly. (Electric mixer may be used) Beat together vinegar, egg, and water. Combine with flour and fat mixture, stirring with fork to moisten ingredients. Shape with hands into 5 flat, round patties ready for rolling. Wrap each patty in foil or plastic wrap and store in freezer until ready to use. When ready to roll pie crust, remove pastry from freezer and thaw in refrigerator. Handle, roll, and bake according to general directions for pastry, above.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 640 Calories from Fat 407

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.9%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.5%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 26.4 mg8.8%

Sodium 496.3 mg20.7%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 7 g14.5%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.4% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe