Pie Pastry


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Makes single crust for a 10- to 12-inch pie.


1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons shortening
2 to 4 tablespoons cold water


Sift dry ingredients; rub in shortening until mixture forms coarse particles about the size of oatmeal flakes. Add water slowly, making a stiff dough. Roll out onto floured board.

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