No Fail Pie Crust I

No Fail Pie Crust I

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"I found this recipe years ago, and have not made any other since."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 126 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 126 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 10g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 27 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Mix egg, water and vinegar together. Pour into flour all at once and blend with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  3. Wrap with plastic and chill in refrigerator.
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Jim
11/23/2007

I have used this recipe for years, but there is one little difference. I add a scant teaspoon of salt. It helps the taste of the crust.

Sus
11/25/2004

This was my mom's piecrust recipe and I'm sure she's in heaven baking pies for the angels...she made the best pies in the world (in my humble opinion)! This recipe is the best.

Momof2
6/7/2006

The title says it all...awesome. I used the butter flavored shortening like another reviewer suggested. Worked perfectly. Thanks for the post.