Pie Crust American-style In A Peach Pie Recipe

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Pie Crust American-style In A Peach Pie
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  1. Mix flour, salt, and sugar in food processor fitted with regular blade.
  2. Scatter butter pieces over dry ingredients, toss to coat, and pulse five one-second intervals.
  3. Add shortening and continue cutting in pulses until mixture is pale yellow and the texture of cornmeal, with no butter bits larger than small peas.
  4. Turn mixture into bowl and sprinkle with 3 T. water, tossing lightly with rubber spatula.
  5. Test whether or not to add more water by pressing against side of bowl, and stop when dough just sticks together. Use as little water as possible.
  6. Chill dough in two discs, at least 2 hour.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  8. Roll out bottom crust and fit into pie pan, and chill at least 10 minutes while rolling out top crust.
  9. Cut steam holes in top crust and chill at least 10 minutes on a dinner plate.
  10. Combine all but butter while crust is chilling and let sit at least 15 minutes. Dot filling with butter bits before setting top crust over it.
  11. Fill bottom crust with filling, top with top crust, seal by tucking bottom crust over top crust.
  12. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees for at least 45 minutes, or until juices bubble thick and the crust is deep golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 339.62 Kcal (1422 kJ)
Calories from fat 69.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.74g 12%
Cholesterol 16.21mg 5%
Sodium 294.59mg 12%
Potassium 272.4mg 6%
Total Carbs 62.35g 21%
Sugars 28.37g 113%
Dietary Fiber 3.87g 15%
Protein 5.22g 10%
Vitamin C 8.1mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 2.1mg 11%
Calcium 25.5mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 177.53 Kcal (743 kJ)
Calories from fat 36.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.05g 12%
Cholesterol 8.47mg 5%
Sodium 153.99mg 12%
Potassium 142.39mg 6%
Total Carbs 32.59g 21%
Sugars 14.83g 113%
Dietary Fiber 2.02g 15%
Protein 2.73g 10%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 14%
Iron 1.1mg 11%
Calcium 13.3mg 3%

* 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

  • 6.7
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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