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all butter pastry

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathy Van Houten
Huron, SD

Crust is rich and flavorful.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For all butter pastry

  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour(sifted) plus extra for dusting
  • 1/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 6 oz
    butter at room temp
  • 4
    egg yolks

How To Make all butter pastry

  • 1
    in medium sized mixing bowl place sugar and butter. Mix briefly with electric mixer.Add the egg yolks and a little of the flour and beat till smooth,now add remaining flour and mix to make a smooth dough.
  • 2
    Place in small plastic bag and chill for 15 minutes or more.Then take out and roll on a lightly floured surface and cut as desired. Make sure dough is chilled well or will stick.
  • 3
    Variations:for cinnamon flavor add 1teaspoon to the sugar For hazelnut flavor toast 1/4 cup hazelnuts and chop fine and add with the sugar. Lemon/orange flavor:Add grated rind of 1 orange or lemon and add with the sugar. Herb flavor:Omit sugar,add 2tablespoons fresh rosemary,parsley,or chives and salt and pepper. Mustard flavor:Omit sugar and add 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard powder and salt and pepper.