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Microwave Pie Shell

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine flour and salt.
  2. Cut in shortening until like coarse meal.
  3. Add food coloring.
  4. Sprinkle water over flour mixture and stir with a fork. Shape into a ball. Roll out on a floured surface into a circle 2 inches larger than an inverted 9-inch pie plate. Fit loosely into pie plate. Trim edges and fold under to form a standing rim. Flute. Place a piece of heavy-duty plastic wrap over the pastry and cover with dried beans. Gently prick the rim of the pastry.
  5. Microwave on HIGH for 5 1/2 to 7 minutes until the pastry is opaque and the bottom is dry.

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