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Never Fail Pie Crust


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Ingredients

1 lb. shortening, at room temp.

5 cups flour, sifted

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

1 egg

cold water

1 tsp. vinegar


Cut shortening into flour, baking powder & salt with a pastry cutter.


Continue until pieces are the size of large rice.


Whisk egg in a clear measuring cup.


Fill to 3/4 cup mark with cold water.


Whisk again.


Add egg mixture to flour mixture.


Mix with a fork and then with your hands. Don't overwork (work until it all sticks together).


Makes enough crust for 3 - 4 double crust pies.


Divide dough into 6 or 8 balls.


Freezes well wrapped in plastic wrap.


Pairs Well With


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