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

Directions

  • 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.

Notes

Categories: Dessert  Dough/Crust  Eggs 

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