Food Processor Pastry

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1 c Flour
1/4 c Cold water
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 c Shortening

Original recipe makes 1 Servings



Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add flour and salt. Top with cover, and process pulsing 3 or 4 times or until combined. Add shortening to flour mix. Process pulsing 5 or 6 times or until mixture resembles coarse meal. With processor running, slowly add water (1 tablespoon at a time); process only until dough leaves sides of bowl. Cover and chill 30 minutes. To fit into pie plate, roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Place in a 9 inch pie plate; trim off excess pastry along edges. Fold under and flute. For baked pastry shell, prick bottom and sides of pastry generously with a fork; bake at 425F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Makes pastry for one 9 inch pie Busted by Gail Shermeyer Recipe by: The Southern Living Cookbook, 1987, 8487-0709-5 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by Gail Shermeyer <> on May 02, 1998

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