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Skinny Piecrust

Rated as 1.5 out of 5 Stars

"Makes one single piecrust. 429 calories (single 8" piecrust). Double recipe for double-crust pie."
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servings 82
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 -8 inch single piecrust)


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  1. Important: have diet margarine at room temperature. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together in a deep bowl. Add margarine all at once. Cut in with fork or pastry blender and continue mixing until no pastry sticks to the sides of the bowl. Shape into a ball and wrap in wax paper. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled (one hour or more).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 82 calories; 5.4 6 0.8 0 226 Full nutrition

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I used Becel reduced fat margarine, and this pie crust turned out really awful! Maybe try another brand? It was very easy to roll out, and baked nicely. The end result was very brittle, and o...

I didn't soften the margarine, and it worked perfectly fine. I guess the ratio of margarine to flour makes up for that . ..sort of. When I tried as directed, I got very little crust--it was mor...

The crust was more like a paste when uncooked. I had to add a bunch of extra flour to make it not liquidey.. After baking it just crumbled.. Didn't work out well at all.. I'll stick with a regul...

Not enough flour. Makes for a really small crust.