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Basic Pie Crust (Lo-Cal) Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic Pie Crust (Lo-Cal) recipe? Learn how to make Basic Pie Crust (Lo-Cal) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bigmc2

Makes 6 servings



9" pie crust for cream or fruit pies. Makes a crust for one pie.

Recipe Ingredients for Basic Pie Crust (Lo-Cal)

1/3 cup Crisco , chilled
1 cup flour, sifted
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tablespoons water, (May need up to 4 Tablespoons)

Recipe Directions for Basic Pie Crust (Lo-Cal)

  1. Either by hand, or in a processor cut shortening into the flour and salt until fine crumbs.

  2. Add water, 1 Tablespoon at a time until a ball forms.

  3. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for one hour.

  4. Roll out to fit a 9" pie pan.

  5. Bake at 425 degrees F. for 10-12 minutes, or leave unbaked if pie recipe calls for unbaked shell.

  6. Fill according to recipe directions.

Categories

Dessert, American, Christmas, Easter, Fourth of July, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 37.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
178
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
22mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
15.8g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Protein
2.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • No sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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