My Mom's Pie Crust

Donna Woodford


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
makes 3 9" pie crusts
15 Min
45 Min


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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


  • 1Combine salt, flour and Crisco solid shortening use a pastry cutter to mix
  • 2Add cold water and stir. Easy to work the dough but remember not to handle too much or crust will be tough, not flaky.
  • 3divide into 3 equal portions, roll out, and put in pie pan

  • 4Bake 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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Course/Dish: Pies
Hashtags: #pastry, #crust, #dough

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