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
  1. Cut shortening into flour, baking powder & salt with a pastry cutter.
  2. Continue until pieces are the size of large rice.
  3. Whisk egg in a clear measuring cup.
  4. Fill to 3/4 cup mark with cold water.
  5. Whisk again.
  6. Add egg mixture to flour mixture.
  7. Mix with a fork and then with your hands. Don't overwork (work until it all sticks together).
  8. Makes enough crust for 3 - 4 double crust pies.
  9. Divide dough into 6 or 8 balls.
  10. Freezes well wrapped in plastic wrap.