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Piecrust for Double Crust Pie

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Category: Pies

 Ingredients List

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


In mixing bowl stir together flour & salt. Cut in shortening or lard
till pieces are the size of small peas. Sprinkle 1 Tbls. cold water
over part of mixture; gently toss with fork. Push to side of bowl.
Repeat till all is moistened. Divide dough in half. Form each half
of dough into ball. On a lightly floured surface flatten dough with
hands. Roll dough from center to edge, forming a circle about 12" in
diameter. Wrap pastry around rolling pin. Unroll onto a 9" pie plate.
Ease pastry into pie plate, being careful not to stretch pastry. Trim
pastry even with rim. For top crust, roll out remaining dough. Cut
slits for escape of steam. Place desired pie filling in shell. Top
with pastry crust. Trim top crust 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate.
Fold extra pastry under bottom crust; flute edge. Bake as directed in
individual recipe.

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