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my mom's pie crust

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Donna Woodford
Onalaska, WI

This is the flakiest crust I've ever had. Thank you mom

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For my mom's pie crust

  • 2 c
    pillsbury best all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    crisco in can
  • 5 Tbsp
    cold water

How To Make my mom's pie crust

  • 1
    Combine salt, flour and Crisco solid shortening use a pastry cutter to mix
  • 2
    Add cold water and stir. Easy to work the dough but remember not to handle too much or crust will be tough, not flaky.
  • 3
    divide into 3 equal portions, roll out, and put in pie pan DO NOT POKE CRUST
  • 4
    Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. If filled pie bake according to recipe. For example an apple pie uses 2 crusts. Bake for 15 min at 425 and reduce heat to 350 and bake for 30 min

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