Source: NestleĀ® Very Best Baking

Homemade Pastry Recipe
This quick pastry blend is a no-fail recipe made easily with ingredients usually found in most kitchens. Be sure to use cold water and keep well-wrapped until ready to use.
Rating:
Serves: Varies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: Varies

 

 
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
2 tablespoon cold water*




COMBINE flour and salt in medium bowl; cut in vegetable shortening with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle with water; blend until mixture holds together.

SHAPE dough into ball; place on lightly floured surface. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Line pie plate with pastry. Turn edge under; crimp as desired.



Notes:
To make two crusts, double all ingredients, follow procedure above, and divide dough in half. *Add 1 additional tablespoon water as needed.

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