Shortening substitute in pie crust recipe

Can I substitute coconut oil for shortening in pie crust recipe? Recipe calls for 2 1/2 tablespoons vegetable shortening in addition to 10 tablespoons butter. Recipe is Dori Greenspan’s “good for almost everything pie dough”. Thanks!

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Jeremy B. November 25, 2019
Good morning! I might suggest that you look for a recipe that specifically uses coconut oil as it behaves differently (melting point) than shortening. Here is one that might work for you:
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