Mama's Pie Crust

Mama's Pie Crust Recipe

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Kay Weir

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@navygirl

This is my mama's pie crust recipe. It never fails,& is always very flaky & light.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8 or 10,depending on the size of the pie.
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 stick
    crisco original or butter flavor shortening
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    ice water

How to Make Mama's Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  1. Measure flour& salt into large mixing bowl.With pastry mixer cut the shortening into the flour & salt until the mixture resembles cornmeal.
    Add ice water,a little at a time,mixing it into the dough until it starts to come together.Try not to over mix,because it can make the crust tough. Divide the dough in half into 2 balls. It makes a 8 or 9 inch double crust pie or 2 single crust pies. I've never had it to fail.
    You can use it right away or refrigerate for 2-3 days. Fruit pies generally cook in an hour or so; other pies/quiches,etc.,will have various cooking times depending on the recipe.

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About Mama's Pie Crust

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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