Pumpkin or Squash Custard Pie
Cut the shortening into the flour with a pastry blender until about the size of breadcrumbs.
Add the cold water, mix lightly, and gather into a ball.
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Blend sugar and butter in mixer.
Add other ingredients in order as written.
Pour into pie crust.
Sprinkle nutmeg on top of pie before baking for decoration.
Bake for 15 minutes at 425°, then turn down oven to 350° and bake for 30 minutes or until just set.
Cool before serving.
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