Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe

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Never Fail Pie Crust
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  1. Place a large sieve in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Into the sieve place the flour, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar.
  3. Sift into bowl.
  4. With a pastry blender, cut in the shortening until crumbly and no large bits or shortening remain.
  5. In a measuring cup, beat the egg, add the vinegar, and enough cold water to make one cup.
  6. Pour over flour mixture, a little at a time, stirring with a fork until the dough begins to stick together.
  7. Add more flour, if necessary, and knead a few times right in the bowl until you have a large, smooth ball.
  8. Pat firmly into the bowl and lightly mark off six equal portions.
  9. With a knife, cut through each portion.
  10. Pat into round balls and place in separate plastic bags.
  11. Dough will keep in the refrigerator for two weeks, or in the freezer for two months.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 8847.9 Kcal (37044 kJ)
Calories from fat 5505.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 611.69g 941%
Cholesterol 163.68mg 55%
Sodium 19075.75mg 795%
Potassium 2046.19mg 44%
Total Carbs 757.49g 252%
Sugars 9.32g 37%
Dietary Fiber 82.91g 332%
Protein 100.36g 201%
Iron 48.7mg 271%
Calcium 2463.8mg 246%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 515.61 Kcal (2159 kJ)
Calories from fat 320.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.65g 941%
Cholesterol 9.54mg 55%
Sodium 1111.64mg 795%
Potassium 119.24mg 44%
Total Carbs 44.14g 252%
Sugars 0.54g 37%
Dietary Fiber 4.83g 332%
Protein 5.85g 201%
Iron 2.8mg 271%
Calcium 143.6mg 246%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 227.1
  • 242

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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