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Hot Water Pie Crust

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This Hot Water Pie Crust is so tasty and crispy ! Use this Hot Water Pie Crust for making a variety of sweet and savory pies and tell me what you liked it best with !
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rye flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In Bosch mixing bowl, pour boiling water over shortening, and mix until creamy.
Add dry ingredients, and stir only until mixture forms a ball.
Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
Roll out between two large pieces of lightly floured plastic wrap or on a lightly floured surface.
Makes 1 doublecrust or 2 singlecrust pies.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1497 Calories from Fat 931

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 105 g162.2%

Saturated Fat 26 g129.9%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1176 mg49%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.8 g79.3%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 20 g40.8%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 24.4% Iron 53.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hot Water Pie Crust Recipe