Plain Pastry Pie Shell

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Cynthia Martinez

By
@Devinesalvage

This is my mother's recipe. It may be similar to others but this is the way it was handed down to me.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
everybody
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    sifted ap flour
  • 2/3 c
    shortening (crisco)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    cold water

How to Make Plain Pastry Pie Shell

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift flour and salt together.
  2. Cut shortening in flour with 2 knives until fat is broken into pea size.
  3. Sprinkle water carefully into flour. Blend with fork to make stiff dough.
  4. Roll on waxed paper and chill.
  5. When you are ready to use insert into preheated 350 oven for 10 min til browned.
  6. You can also leave this rolled up in the freezer for weeks on end----So be it by me.

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About Plain Pastry Pie Shell

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #freezer, #Old, #shell, #school




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