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granny's never fail pie crust

Recipe by
Teresa Stroud
Groves, TX

My dad's mom always used this recipe for light, flaky pie crust every time.

yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For granny's never fail pie crust

  • 3 c
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 7 to 10 tsp
    ice cold water

How To Make granny's never fail pie crust

  • 1
    Mix flour and salt, cut in shortening until texture of cornmeal. In separate bowl, mix egg, vinegar and water. Add liquid to flour mixture. Toss gently with fork.
  • 2
    Divide dough into thirds. Form in balls and roll out on lightly floured surface. Bake according to recipe. For a single crust back 12 to 15 minutes at 400 degreese
  • 3
    If not using all crust at once, wrap dough in plastic wrap and store in refrigerator for up to a week. let dough reach room temperature before rolling out.

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