Rating: 4.5 stars 4.7
68 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 58
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

This crust melts in your mouth! Recipe can be cut in half.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
4 single crusts
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place flour in a large bowl. Cut in shortening and butter until mixture is crumbly.

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  • In a separate bowl, mix together egg, sugar, salt, and lemon juice. Make a well in the center of flour mixture. Pour in all of egg mixture and half of ice water. Stir gently with a fork, adding more water as needed, just until mixture forms a ball.

  • Turn dough onto a floured surface and cut into 4 equal portions. Knead each piece briefly and shape into a disc. Chill 1 hour before rolling out.

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 25.6g; fat 19.1g; cholesterol 34.5mg; sodium 187.9mg. Full Nutrition
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