Flaky Pie Crust With Shortening & Butter
Add flour, sugar, & salt and mix
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Add cold shortening & pulse 10 times
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Add cold butter & pulse 10 times
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Add ice water & pulse just until small dough balls start to form
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Place in plastic wrap, form into a disk, and refrigerate at least 1 hour, up to 2 days
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This is what your dough should look like before rolling. See the pieces of butter / shortening?
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Roll on floured surface, turning so it doesn’t stick
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Roll larger than the dish then roll onto the pin to transfer
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Leave about 2 inches around the edges and crimp them
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Freeze for 20 minutes before using in your recipe
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To prebake, line w/ greased foil & dry beans. Bake 375° for 25 min, remove foil, bake 12 min more
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