Penny Pastry Pie crust

Penny Pastry Pie Crust

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Cathy Ross


This recipe never fails and it's really good for fruit pies. I have had this for many years, and it has been my favorite pie crust since I've had it.


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Crust for one pie
10 Min


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    1 cup flour
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1/3 cup shortening
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    3 - 4 tablespoons ice water
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    1/4 cup butter
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    1/4 cup sugar
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    1/4 cup flour

How to Make Penny Pastry Pie crust


  1. Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender. ( I just use a fork.) Add ice water to moisten flour.
  2. Form into a ball. Chill for about an hour. Roll out and fit into a 9-inch pie pan.
  3. Soften butter and spread over bottom of pastry. Sprinkle sugar and flour over butter. Bake at 400 degrees until pastry is brown.

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About Penny Pastry Pie crust

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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