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Coconut Oil | Pastry Crust

I’m attempting to get rid of a lot of dairy in my diet so when I found this recipe I was really interested in being a more awesome person by baking with coconut oil.  It works so wonderfully, maybe even easier than butter because it breaks up into the flour so much nicer than butter. The taste was flaky and wonderful. I was worried about a heavy coconut flavor but it was mild and very much in the background.  But, just like butter, you need to have a nice, cold crust before dropping it into the hot oven. While I organized my filling, I placed it in the freezer for about 15 minutes. I’ll be posting the pie recipes at a later date! ummmmm….piiiiiiiie…. Ingredients:  3/4 Cup of Coconut Oil 2 Cups AP flour 1 Teaspoon salt 5-6 Tablespoons ice cold water Directions: Sift your flour and salt together. Add coconut oil and cut it in the flour until its pea-sized. Stir in the water and mix until just combined. Separate the dough into two …