This recipe goes with: Sliced Sweet Potato Pie with Molasses Whipped Cream, Arkansas Black Apple Pie with Caramel Sauce, Cushaw Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce and Grapefruit Chess Pie

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 chilled dough disks
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pulse flour and salt in a food processor until combined, 3 to 4 times. Add cubed butter and shortening, and pulse until mixture resembles small peas, 4 to 5 times. Sprinkle 4 tablespoons ice water over top of mixture. Pulse 4 times. Add up to 2 more tablespoons of water, 1 tablespoon at a time, pulsing after each addition until dough just begins to clump together.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface; gently knead until dough comes together, 2 to 3 times. Divide dough in half. Shape and flatten each half into a disk. Wrap each disk in plastic wrap. Chill 2 hours or up to 2 days.

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