Never Fail Pie Crust

Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe

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Ginger Amiro

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@Jeaner54

This is the recipe my grandmother used and passed down. She had a cafe back during the depression and was famed for her pies.

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Serves:
Makes two pie crusts
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/4 c
    crisco
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp
    ice water

How to Make Never Fail Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift flour and salt together and cut in shortening. Add egg, vinegar, and ice water - mix well.
  2. Pour onto floured surface and knead until smooth. Divide in half and roll out each half. Will make a single two-crust pie or two single crust pies.
  3. If crust is to be baked before the filling is added, here's a little trick. Prick the pie crust then line the bottom and sides with a piece of aluminum foil and pour dried beans to cover the bottom - about an inch deep. Your pie crust will bake without puckering.

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About Never Fail Pie Crust

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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