ALMOND PIE CRUST
For one 9-inch pie
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chilled butter
1 tablespoon cold
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Blend first 4 ingredients in
food processor until nuts are finely ground.
Cut butter into pieces and add
to flour mixture. Process until it resembles coarse meal.
Add enough water
and blend until dough clumps together. Wrap in plastic and chill for 20
Roll out and transfer to tart pan with removable bottom. Freeze
crust 30 minutes.
Bake crust for about 15 minutes. Cool, Reduce oven to 325
degrees. Bake crust until lightly brown.
Use pie crust for fresh fruit
Spoon vanilla custard in bottom of crust, cover with fresh fruit,