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Easy Peasy Pie Crust


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Why I Love This Recipe

This dough freezes really nicely as well!


Ingredients You'll Need

3/4 cup cold shortening
3/4 cup cold butter
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablesppons cold water
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract


Directions

Combine flour and salt, then cut in cold butter and shortening until mixture becomes pea-sized. Add water, vanilla and vinegar and knead dough until it comes together.


Wrap the dough and refrigerated for an hour before use.


If your dough seems to dry add a little more water, but if it is too wet, simply add a bit more flour!


Questions, Comments & Reviews


I'm not sure exactly chemically, but I think it helps to balance everything and in general leads to a flakier crust!!

What does the vinegar do? I'm tired of buying pillsbury crust! (even though its great)

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