Plain Pastry Pie Shell

Cynthia Martinez

By
@Devinesalvage

This is my mother's recipe. It may be similar to others but this is the way it was handed down to me.


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Serves:
everybody
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sifted ap flour
2/3 c
shortening (crisco)
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cold water

Step-By-Step

1Sift flour and salt together.

2Cut shortening in flour with 2 knives until fat is broken into pea size.

3Sprinkle water carefully into flour. Blend with fork to make stiff dough.

4Roll on waxed paper and chill.

5When you are ready to use insert into preheated 350 oven for 10 min til browned.

6You can also leave this rolled up in the freezer for weeks on end----So be it by me.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #freezer, #Old, #shell, #school