Never Fail Pie Crust I

Never Fail Pie Crust I

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"It never fails. Good for custard pies."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 19.8 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Whisk together the flour and salt. Blend in shortening until texture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Mix together egg, vinegar, and water. Pour into flour mixture, and mix together.
  3. Roll dough out between wax paper; no extra flour is needed to roll out dough if wax paper is used. Use as directed in recipe.
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This recipe was passed down from my grandmother to my mother, then to me. It does never fail. One thing you should know is that you can over mix the dough at the end. So just mix just until inco...

Never Fail is the only recipe I use. However I use 5 cups flour, 2tsps. salt, 2 cups butter flavor Crisco. Mix. In a cup measure 1 beaten egg, 1 TBLS white vinegar and fill with water to one cup...

I always use this recipe now. I like to refrigerate it for a little while before rolling it out because it's so much easier to handle. Thanks!