Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Single Layer Deep Dish Pie Crust

1-1/2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 c. cold butter
1/4 c. butter flavor shortening
4-5 Tblsp. iced cold water
9-1/2" deep dish pie plate

In a food processor, pulse flour, salt, butter & shortening until mixture resembles large, coarse crumbs. Add in water a tablespoon at a time and pulse just until a ball starts to form. Do not over mix! Shape dough into a round circle and wrap in plastic wrap. Place in the freezer for 10-15 minutes or until dough is cold and easy to handle.

On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out into about an 11" circle. Roll dough up onto your rolling pin and transfer to pie dish. Unroll dough and form into dish. Trim edges and flute or use your fork to make a design along edging. Pour in filling and bake for 30-40 minutes at 350*.

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