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lard pie crust

a recipe by
Linda Faye Lober
Pittsburg, MO

Something that a neighbor shared with me years. Mrs. Cox was raised on a Farm in Tennessee and move to Missouri years ago. She has since went home to be with the Lord. Found her recipe card and decided to share.

serves family
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lard pie crust

  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp

How To Make lard pie crust

  • 1
    Cut Lard into salt and flour with a pastry blender.
  • 2
    Combine white Vinegar, egg, and water, stir gently
  • 3
    Stir above into wet ingredients into the flour mixture, taking care not to toughen by over mixing.
  • 4
    Gently knead and roll mixture out on wax paper. Use rolling pin and dusting of flour, to avoid sticking.
  • 5
    Place pie crust into a 9" inch pie tin, prick the bottom crust with fork, so as to not have air pockets.
  • 6
    Bake in a slow oven at 325 degrees for 10 minutes yields one pie crust.