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Whole-Grain Pie Crust

NESTLÉ LIBBYS
Prep:
10 mins
Cooking:
0 min
Cooling:
0 min
Yields:
8 servings for 9-inch crust
A quick, and healthy, crust for all of your pies - no matter the occasion. This whole-grain crust will add texture and color to your favorite pies without losing the taste you love.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats, finely ground
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons very cold water

Directions

COMBINE flour, ground oats, sugar and salt in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle with water; blend together with a fork until mixture holds together.

SHAPE dough into ball; place on lightly floured sheet of wax paper. Top with additional piece of wax paper. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Remove top sheet of wax paper and invert dough into 9-inch deep-dish (4-cup volume) pie plate. Slowly peel away wax paper. Trim excess crust. Turn edge under; crimp as desired.

TIPS:
• Substitute whole-wheat pastry flour for a finer textured, flakier pie crust.
• Oats can be finely ground in a food processor or blender.
• This whole-grain pie crust is great with LIBBY'S® Famous or Lighter LIBBY'S® Pumpkin Pie filling found on VeryBestBaking.com. No need to prebake the crust. Just substitute this crust for the deep-dish pie shell called for in the recipe. Follow the temperatures and bake times stated in the recipe.
• To make two crusts, double all ingredients, follow procedure above and divide dough in half.
• If a prebaked crust is needed for your recipe, preheat oven to 400º F. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/8 servings for 9-inch crust of recipe
  • Calories 130
  • Calories from Fat 70

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 8g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 7%
  • Sodium 200mg 8%
  • Carbohydrates 13g 4%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 4%