In Search of The Perfect Pie Crust

In Search of The Perfect Pie Crust

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  • Pie Crust:
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chilled vegetable shortening
  • 2-3 tablespoons cold water
  • Filling:
  • 1 (18.25 oz.) package yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • Topping:
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust:
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chilled vegetable shortening
  • 2-3 tablespoons cold water
  • Filling:
  • 1 (18.25 oz.) package yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • Topping:
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt