Sweet Pie Pastry

2 cups flour
⅓ pound butter, at room temperature
2 egg yolks
2 tablespoons sugar
Grated rind of 1 lemon
Pinch of salt

1. Put the flour in a mixing bowl, make a well in the center and add the remaining ingredients.
2. Mix the center ingredients with the fingers of one hand or a pastry blender until blended. Quickly work in the flour. Add a small amount of ice water if neces­sary to moisten the dough so it can be gathered into a ball.
3. Wrap the dough in wax paper and chill 1 hour. Roll out the pastry, fit it into the plates and bake on the bottom shelf of a preheated 450ºF oven until brown, about 15 minutes.

Yield: 6 tart shells, or 2 9-inch pie shells

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