Pastry For One Crust Pie Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings9


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shortening1 Tablespoon
 Cold water4 Tablespoon
 Yellow food coloring3 Drop

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 65 Calories from Fat 16

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.8%

Saturated Fat 0.44 g2.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 108.3 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.38 g1.5%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 1 g2.9%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.2% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Measure flour and salt into mixing bowl.
Cut in shortening thoroughly.
Add a few drops of yellow food coloring to water.
Sprinkle water over mixture, one tablespoon at a time, stirring lightly with fork.
Roll out pastry to fit 9-inch pie plate.
Trim and flute edge.
Prick sides and bottom with fork.
Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on '8', or until crust appears flaky.
For ovens without solid state heat control, Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on HIGH, turning halfway through.