Mix flour, salt and sugar in medium size bowl.
Cut in shortening with fork or pastry blender until crumbly.
Gradually sprinkle in ice water, stirring lightly with fork until dry ingredients hold together.
Gently work together with your hands to form a ball.
Remove from bowl, shape into a thick patty on wax paper, wrap and chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
Lightly flour both sides of pastry, put on lightly floured board.
Roll from center to 1/8 inch thickness and 12 inch diameter.
Fold in halves or quarters and fit loosely in a 9 inch glass or aluminum pie plate.
Trim edge to 1/2 inch over edge of plate. Fold under pastry. Firmly place right index finger on inside of pastry rim and, with left thumb and index finger, pinch pastry at that point. Repeat every 1/4 inch.
With dinner fork, prick pastry well so it retains it shape.
Put on rack in center of preheated very hot oven. 450 degrees and bake 12 to 15 minutes. (Aluminum pan takes longer)
Cook on rack. Shell will shrink some and edges will pull away from side of pan.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (241g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Serving|
|Calories from Fat: 626 (59%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 69.5g||93 %|
|Saturated Fat 27.7g||139 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 30.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 8g|
|Cholesterol 38.2mg||12 %|
|Sodium 10.9mg||0 %|
|Potassium 142.6mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 95.5g||28 %|
|Dietary Fiber 3.4g||14 %|
|Sugars, other 92g|
|Protein 13g||19 %|
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Calories per serving: 1070
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