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Jean’s Simplified Pie Crust

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 8-10 minutes

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Makes one 9” single crust or 8” to 9” double crust.

Ingredients You'll Need

Ingredients for 9” single crust or 8” double crust:
1-1/2 C sifted flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 C lard OR 1/2 C + 2 T Crisco
3 T water mixed with 2 T flour

Ingredients for 9” double crust:
2 C sifted flour
1 tsp salt
2/3 C lard OR 2/3 C + 2 T Crisco
1/4 C water mixed with 2 T flour


Cut fat into flour.

Mix water paste quickly through flour and press firmly into a flattened ball.

Wrap in plastic or waxed paper.

Refrigerate overnight, or freeze and allow to thaw in refrigerator.

Before use bake unfilled pie crust at 450 to 475 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

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