What is an easy recipe using a Tenderflake pie crust?


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An easy recipe using a Tenderflake pie crust is Parmesan cheese pie fries. To make a Tenderflake pie crust, combine 5 1/2 cups of flour with 2 teaspoons of salt, cut in 1 pound of lard, and add one egg, 1 tablespoon of vinegar and 7/8 cup of cold water.

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Make easy Parmesan cheese pie fries by mixing 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese with 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder and 1 tablespoon of minced parsley. Lightly moisten one Tenderflake pie shell with water, and smooth out any cracks. Cut the shell into strips using a knife or fluted pastry cutter for decoration. Brush the dough strips with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, then sprinkle them with the Parmesan mixture. Bake the pie fries at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 15 minutes.

Another easy recipe using Tenderflake pie crust is the no-top crust apple pie galettes. In a bowl, toss six peeled and chopped apples with 2/3 cup of brown sugar, 1/3 cup of white sugar, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Roll out two Tenderflake pie shells on lightly floured parchment paper, using water to seal any cracks. Divide the apple mixture between the two pie shells, then fold the edges of the shells partially up and over the apple mixture. Brush 1/4 cup of milk along the edges of the crust, and sprinkle the galettes with 1/4 cup of white sugar. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.

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