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  • Serves: 6 Servings

No Fail Pie Crust

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Shortening (or 1/3 cup lard)
  • 3 tb Cold water
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 c All-purpose flour


Double the recipe for 2 crust pie. Cut shortening into flour and salt
until particles are size of small peas.Sprinkle in water,1 tbsp.at a
time,tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost
cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 tsp. water can be added if necessary.) Gather
pastry into ball;shape into flattened round on lightly floured cloth
covered board.Roll pastry 2" larger than inverted pie plate,9" x 1 1/4"Fold
pastry into quarters;place in plate.Unfold and ease into plate,pressing
firmly against bottom and side.Trim edge of pastry 1" from rim of
plate.Fold and roll pastry under, even with plate;flute.

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