Extremely flaky crust with little hassle.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place shortening and milk in a large heatproof bowl. Pour in boiling water and whisk until mixture is the consistency of heavy cream.

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  • In a medium bowl, mix together flour and salt. Add to shortening mixture. Mix with a wooden spoon just until dough forms a ball. Refrigerate before rolling out.

Nutrition Facts

284.6 calories; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 23.9g 8% DV; fat 19.6g 30% DV; cholesterol 0.2mg; sodium 292.1mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2003
I was a little skeptical about this recipe but was looking for a quick pie crust. It was easy and very tender and flaky. If you are using deep dish pie plates you won't get two crusts out of it. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2012
Easy? Not really - this was really soft fragile dough to work with even after chilling. It tasted fine - it just wasn't any easier than regular pie crust - in fact it was harder to work with. A novel idea though. It just goes to show you there is more than one method for making pie crust. Thanks. Read More
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5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2003
I was a little skeptical about this recipe but was looking for a quick pie crust. It was easy and very tender and flaky. If you are using deep dish pie plates you won't get two crusts out of it. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/03/2005
simple and easy to make. i find that it works just as well with butter. Read More
(3)
Rating: 3 stars
05/28/2012
Easy? Not really - this was really soft fragile dough to work with even after chilling. It tasted fine - it just wasn't any easier than regular pie crust - in fact it was harder to work with. A novel idea though. It just goes to show you there is more than one method for making pie crust. Thanks. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2019
Works for me! I like the simplicity and the results. Each cook has their own crust recipe and this has become mine! Read More