My Flakey Pie Crust

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Leanna McCutchen

By
@LMcCook

I'm asked everytime someone eats one of my pies what my recipe is for a flakey pie crust. I can't believe I'm telling!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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1 1/3 c
gold metal all purpose flour
1/2 Tbsp
salt
1/2 c
crisco
9 1/2 Tbsp
ice water

How to Make My Flakey Pie Crust

Step-by-Step

  • With a hand chopper, cut the Crisco into the flour and salt (using a...
    1With a hand chopper, cut the Crisco into the flour and salt (using a glass bowl) until it resembles little peas. Slowly add "ice" water little at a time using a meat fork to blend it. You want the dough soft and pliable, not moist!
  • On wax papersprinkled with flour, make a round dough ball and roll it in...
    2On wax papersprinkled with flour, make a round dough ball and roll it in the flour. Using a top sheet of wax paper, roll it all directions until a circle is formed. Roll it up on the rolling pin and place in the pie plate. Using your knuckles and thumb, flute the edges. Prink crust with fork if making a cream type only.
  • 3Bake @375 for 25 to 30 mins until slightly browned. Put a piece of wax paper down in baked shell while cooling.

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Course/Dish: Pies




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