Granny's Never Fail Pie Crust

Granny's Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe

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Teresa Stroud


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


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Make 3 crusts
1 Hr
15 Min


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  • 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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About Granny's Never Fail Pie Crust

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern

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