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Pie Crust Crackers

Flaky pie crust crackers are delicious on any occasion and a perfect served alongside Chicken Pot Pie Soup!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Refrigeration 30 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 16 crackers
Calories 91kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 150g, (I used King Arthur brand)
  • 4 tablespoons non-hydrogenated shortening such as Spectrum brand
  • 4 tablespoons butter ideally high-fat, European style butter
  • 3 tablespoons ice water or up to 4 tablespoons

Instructions

  • Lightly flour work surface.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add flour and salt to the bowl of a food processor with knife blade attached. Pulse a few times to combine. Add shortening and butter and pulse until coarse crumbs form (a little larger than peas). Sprinkle in ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, pulsing after adding each one, until large, pieces just come together. Turn dough out onto work surface. With a rolling pin, roll to an irregular oval 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick. Transfer dough to prepared baking sheet, cover lightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • When you're ready to bake the crackers, preheat oven to 400°F. 
  • With a pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut pie dough into equal size 16 crackers. Move the crackers apart so that each has a little space around it. Bake 8 to 12 minutes, depending on thickness, until golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. Store leftover crackers in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 10mg | Vitamin A: 85IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.5mg