Boiling Water Pie Crust

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There 's bread flour and baking powder in this simple flaky pastry. And yes, there 's boiling water. It whips up into a terrific pastry that holds up to hearty fillings for beef or chicken pot pies.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Put shortening in a mixing bowl, pour boiling water over, and stir until smooth.
  • Measure flour, sift with salt and baking powder. Add to the shortening and water mixture, mixing only until blended. Chill before using.