GRANDMA’S PERFECT PIE CRUST

GRANDMA’S PERFECT PIE CRUST

INGREDIENTS
  • 1¼ cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup shortening
  • 4 to 5 Tablespoons cold water
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. With a pastry blender cut in shortening till pea sized.
  2. Sprinkle water on one tablespoon at a time tossing with fork. Push moistened dough to the side. Mix till all flour is moistened. Don’t mix too much or crust will be hard.
  3. Form into a ball and roll out on floured surface. Turn and flour dough a few times till its the size you need.
NOTES
To double the crust:
add 1 more cup flour
1 more ½ t salt
Double the shortening
Double the cold water
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