Pie Crust


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Use this basic pie crust recipe with any of your favorite fillings – very versatile and always delicious.

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  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. shortening
  • 1/3-1/2 C. ice cold water

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In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water until mixture forms a ball. Divide dough in half, and shape into balls. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Roll out dough on a floured counter. Don't over work it. Use as directed in pie recipe.

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