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For a flaky crust, make sure the butter and shortening are cold. Our Food staff loved the flavor the apple cider brings to the crust. (Ice-cold water may be substituted.)

Inspired by Sandra Russell, Orange Park, Florida
Recipe by Southern Living September 2008

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prep:
15 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 dough disks
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut butter and shortening into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture resembles small peas. Mound mixture on 1 side of bowl.

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  • Drizzle 1 Tbsp. apple cider along edge of mixture in bowl. Using a fork, gently toss a small amount of flour mixture into cider just until dry ingredients are moistened; move mixture to other side of bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining cider and flour mixture.

  • Gently gather dough into two flat disks. Wrap in plastic wrap, and chill 1 to 24 hours.

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