How To: Prepare pie pastry dough from scratch

Prepare pie pastry dough from scratch

HolidayKitchen.tv shows us how to make a perfect pie crust. It's easy and costs just pennies. You will need a food processor and the following ingredients: 1 C flour, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 C chilled butter, 1 Tbls chilled shortening, one egg yolk, and 2 Tbls water. Follow the directions in the video for exact blending. When the mixture pulls away from the sides of the bowl and clings together, you can remove it to a new bowl. Cover and chill for half an hour. Flour your work surface and rolling pin when working the dough. Roll it out to your desired size, and transfer the dough to the pie plate. Decorate as you like. Perfect!

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