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Oat Pastry

It's important to use quick-cooking oats rather than regular rolled oats in this 15-minute pastry recipe.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Yields: enough pastry for a 2 crust pie
  • Start to Finish: 15 mins

Oat Pastry



  1. In medium bowl, stir together flour, oats, and salt. Using pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size.
  2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon water over part of mixture; gently toss with fork. Push moistened dough to side of bowl. Repeat, using 1 tablespoon water at a time, until all dough is moistened. Divide in half; form each half into a ball.
  3. On lightly floured surface, flatten 1 dough ball. Roll from center to edge into 12-inch circle.
  4. To transfer pastry, wrap around rolling pin; unroll into a 9-inch pie plate, being careful not to stretch pastry. Trim pastry even with rim of pie plate. Fill pie plate with filling.
  5. On lightly floured surface roll remaining dough into 14-inch circle; cut slits for stream to escape. Place on top of fruit filling; trim to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold top crust under bottom crust; crimp edge. Makes pastry for 2-crust pie.

Nutrition Facts (Oat Pastry)

    Per serving:
  • 645 kcal cal.,
  • 26 g fat
  • (10 g sat. fat,
  • 5 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 47 mg chol.,
  • 657 mg sodium,
  • 102 g carb.,
  • 7 g fiber,
  • 65 g sugar,
  • 9 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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