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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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French Pastry Pie Crust

Submitted by: TJ 
This recipe makes a sweet dough that is perfect for fruit pies or tarts. A bit of sugar, an egg and vinegar make this dough different from the traditional, but the end result is pastry that is manageable and flaky. Try adding a bit of lemon zest if you 're feeling adventurous. 
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Ruth's Grandma's Pie Crust

Submitted by: barbara castodio 
This recipe is over 100 years old. My sister-in-law's grandmother said it was a no-fail recipe. It's the best I ever had. 
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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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Easy to Remember Pie Crust

Submitted by: Deirdre Dee 
Shortening, flour and water are combined and finessed into a lovely dough that will roll out perfectly for your favorite pie filling. 
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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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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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Pie Crust I

Submitted by: Brenda 
The ingredients are pretty basic: flour, ice water, shortening, and salt. And the instructions on making, rolling, and fitting the dough are easy to follow. This is the perfect primer for a novice or anyone who wants to improve their pastry-making skills. 
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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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Pie Crust VI

Submitted by: Norma Baker 
This pie dough recipe makes 4 single crusts. The shortening, eggs and water are mixed first, and the flour mixed in last. 
 
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