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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift flour and salt together.
2
Cut shortening in flour with 2 knives until fat is broken into pea size.
3
Sprinkle water carefully into flour. Blend with fork to make stiff dough.
4
Roll on waxed paper and chill.
5
When you are ready to use insert into preheated 350 oven for 10 min til browned.
6
You 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