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Flaky Food Processor Pie Crust

Submitted by: Charlotte 
If you 've never made pastry dough in the food processor, you 're in for a treat. This recipe is foolproof and easy. Make sure all the ingredients are chilled, plop them into the processor, and that 's it. You 'll get flaky, manageable dough. 
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Butter Flaky Pie Crust

Submitted by: Dana 
This delicious, flaky pie crust made with butter makes a single crust pie, but can be scaled to meet your pie baking needs. 
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Hot Water Pie Crust II

Submitted by: Ruth 
This recipe yields a tender, flaky pie crust every time. Flour, shortening, hot water, cornstarch, vinegar, and milk will help you do the trick. The dry ingredients are stirred into the liquid ingredients and the dough is rolled between sheets of waxed paper. This recipe yields two double crusts. 
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Miracle Baking Powder Pie Crust

Submitted by: Rocky 
My favorite crust for fruit pies. Always tender and flaky! 
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No Fail Pie Crust I

Submitted by: Lenn 
Cut shortening into flour, stir in egg, water, and vinegar, and form into a ball. Wrap, chill -and when you 're ready -roll out into three perfect pie crusts. 
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Earthquake Pie Crust

Submitted by: Esther Kenagy 
Home Town: Worthington, Pennsylvania, USA
You really have to shake rattle and roll to make this crust. What you 'll get is a perfect dough that 's simply made of flour, shortening, salt, baking powder and cold water. 
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Never Fail Pie Crust I

Submitted by: Susan 
First, flour, salt and shortening are blended together. Then water, vinegar and egg is worked in. The manageable dough is then rolled out between sheets of waxed paper.  
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Perfect Pie Crust I

Submitted by: Sydney Lobaugh 
The dry ingredients are mixed together and cut into the shortening. The wet ingredients are mixed together and incorporated into the flour-shortening crumble. The pastry rolls out easily, bakes up perfectly, and makes three pastry shells. 
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Hot Water Pie Crust I

Submitted by: Ann Powell 
Forget everything you 've heard about chilling your pie crust ingredients. This recipe uses boiling water and the pastry turns out flaky, manageable, and delicious. It yields two 9-inch crusts. 
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Pie Crust IV

Submitted by: Jan Bittner 
The proportions are nice in this pastry dough, with just the right ratio of flour to shortening to water. Everything incorporates perfectly and the dough is easy to roll out. This recipe for flaky, tender crust doubles well and freezes nicely. 
 
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