Homemade Pie Crust

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Pastry baking can be a little overwhelming to the new baker. But making a pie crust from scratch can be quite easy. This Homemade Pie Crust recipe will teach you how to make your own pie crust that can be filled with whatever kind of filing you like. Easy pie recipes on the internet are abundant, but sometimes the recipes don't focus specifically on making pie crust, which is why this recipe will come in so handy. One of the tips of pastry baking is to not handle to pastry dough too much. This can make the dough really tough instead of light and perfectly flakey.

What are your favourite pie fillings that you would fill this pie crust with? There are so many great pie fillings like cherry, apple, blueberry, black berry, raspberry, or even pecan or pumpkin pies. This pie crust recipe could also be used to make nice little tarts.

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Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Pie Crust From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, salt, butter or shortening, water.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for ONE recipe which makes 2 pie shells. servings. * Per 2 pie shell servings: Calories 1903, Calories from Fat 1259, Total Fat 139.9g 215%, Saturated Fat 87.7g 438%, Cholesterol 366mg 122%, Sodium 2730mg 114%, Potassium 242mg 7%, Carbohydrates 143.2g 48%, Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%, Sugars 0.6g, Protein 20.8g, Vitamin A 85%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 7%, Iron 48%

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