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Flaky Pie Pastry

Ingredients 2 2⁄3 cup flour 2 Tbsp sugar ½ tsp salt ¾ cup cold butter, cut in ½ inch square pieces ¼ cup vegetable shortening, cut in 4 pieces 5-6 Tbsp ice water Instructions Combine flour, sugar, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter and shortening until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Drizzle 5 Tbsp ice water over the top, tossing the mixture with a fork until the dough just comes together.