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Thin Butter Crust Recipe

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Submitted by barbsie

Makes 8 servings



Pie Crust , double, for any fruit pie Can be made into 12 tartlets, too.

Recipe Ingredients for Thin Butter Crust

2 cups flour, pastry
1/2 tsp. salt
12 tbl (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cold
7 tbl water, ice cold

Recipe Directions for Thin Butter Crust

  1. Mix dry ingredients. Cut in butter into pieces. Mix flour and butter in large bowl, using hands, until butter begins to break up.

  2. When flour has just begun to pick up color, add the water and mix until dough starts to come together.

  3. Remove dough from bowl to floured surface and knead a bit and wrap in waxed paper or plastic wrap and chill immediately. Allow dough to rest for at least 30 min.

  4. When ready, roll out dough and divide in half. Place one half on floured surfact, return other to chill. Form each into flat circle and roll out in requried shape. About 1.4". Line pie pan or tart shell(s) . Chill till ready.

  5. Assemble pie, wet edges where the two crusts join, to form a seal. Crimp together and make vents for steam to escape.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 65.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
267
Calories from Fat
158
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
8.7g
43%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
269mg
11%
Potassium
38mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
23.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 8%
* 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
  • No sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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