Homemade Pie Crust Recipe is a no-fail recipe made easily with ingredients usually found in most kitchens. Be sure to use cold water and keep well-wrapped until ready to use.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
- 2 tablespoons cold water*
COMBINE flour and salt in medium bowl; cut in vegetable shortening with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle with water; blend until mixture holds together.
SHAPE dough into ball; place on lightly floured surface. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Line pie plate with pastry. Turn edge under; crimp as desired.
NOTE: To make two crusts, double all ingredients, follow procedure above, and divide dough in half.
*Add 1 additional tablespoon water as needed.
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Easy As Pie
This gave me confidence to start making my own pie crusts. I did it and it turned out. For the first time in over 30 years I can now make truly homemade pies. Thank you.
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