Pie Crust Recipe


Cooking Time2 MinHealth IndexHealthy


 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
 Cold water5 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2383 Calories from Fat 1382

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g240.7%

Saturated Fat 38.8 g194.2%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1952.7 mg81.4%

Total Carbohydrates 215 g71.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 29 g58.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.7% Iron 73.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mix salt and flour.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender.
Sprinkle over cold water, mixing with a fork until dough holds together.
Divide into 2 balls.
Roll out each on a well-floured board.
Place in a 9-inch pie plate.
Prick crust with tines of fork.
Microwave on medium 7 to 9 minutes, turning dish one-quarter turn every 3 minutes.