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jackattack Oct 11, 2006 09:18 PM

Trying to avoid Crisco/ trans fats.

Anyone got a recipe for pie crust made with oil? Thanks

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    maviris RE: jackattack Oct 11, 2006 09:22 PM

    There was a recent thread that had some oil-based crust recipes:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    My recipe is:
    2 c AP flour
    1 t salt
    1/3 c. milk
    2/3 c. oil

    Combine dry ingredients, make a well. Pour in liquid and mix to combine. Divide into two balls and roll out between two sheets of waxed paper.

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      Hungry Celeste RE: maviris Oct 11, 2006 09:31 PM

      I've done the roll-out between waxed paper method with oil crust, but when feeling esp. lazy, you can simply pat it out into the pie pan using a jelly glass or tumbler. Doesn't look smooth like the rolled-out kind, but is quite flaky and tasty and has a certain rough-hewn appeal.

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