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One Crust Pastry Shell Recipe
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||2 Tablespoon, cut up|
|Cold water||4 Tablespoon|
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23 g36.1%
Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.8%
Trans Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 16.1 mg
Sodium 245 mg10.2%
Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%
Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%
Sugars 0.1 g
Protein 3 g6.6%
Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C
Calcium 0.7% Iron 8.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cut in shortening and butter to form coarse crumbs.
Sprinkle with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with fork until particles are moistened and cling together.
Form dough into a ball.
Roll out on lightly floured board at least 2 inches larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
Ease into plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Microwave at High for 5 to 7 minutes, or until pastry appears dry and opaque, rotating plate after every 2 minutes.
Or, preheat conventional oven to 400°F.
Bake until light golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.