Plain Pastry for two 8" Pie Crust

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Lyn Starr

By
@lynstarr

I worked as a sue chef when I was 15 yrs. at The Top Notch Cafe in vista, California. The owner had THE best pie crust ever! I do believe she is gone now, so am sure it is alright to share the recipe!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
8" Double Crust Pie
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour, sifted
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
shortening (crisco)
4-5 Tbsp
ice cold water

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 450 for 10 minutes
2Combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until size of large peas. Add ice cold water gradually. Mix 'til dough holds together.
3Roll out on lightly floured board to 1/8" thick.
4For pie shell remember to prick crust (a lot!)
5REMEMBER: to make design on top crust.