Never Fail Pie Crust III

Never Fail Pie Crust III


"This is the easiest pie shell ever! It never fails, and is so good! I have used it for years. Makes 4 single crusts."


25 m servings 155 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 194 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, Cut the shortening into the 2 1/2 cups flour until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the 6 tablespoons flour, 2 teaspoons salt and 1/2 cup water to make a paste. Mix paste into the flour and shortening mixture.
  3. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces and shape into rounds. Wrap securely in plastic and refrigerate overnight.
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  1. 14 Ratings


the people before me have said good things for this recipe but personally i tryed it and it was ver frustrating because it kept breaking apart and in the end it was just way too flaky.I have bee...

My first time ever making pies, I used this recipe to make five double-crust apple pies and four pecan pies. They came out great, even though I messed up the first two crusts trying to roll them...

Wow! Melts in your mouth!

This crust recipe was just ok. I dont like having to wait overnight to make my pie. I like pie crusts that only need to be refridgerated for an hour or so. Coming out of the fridge it was really...

This is a great easy pie crust recipe! Its not quite as good as one with eggs and vinegar, but it is very flaky and really does melt in your mouth! I didn't refridgerate mine, instead I put it i...

This has been a wonderful recipe. I have never had any trouble with it. It easy to roll and makes a great crust. Thank you for sharing.

I've been cooking for 30 years, and have never mastered the art of making pie crust until trying this recipe. It is melt in you mouth good, easy to make, and easily converted to vegan by using m...

Loved this recipe. I followed the recipe exactly, this was my first attempt at a 'from scratch' pie crust. I used it on a double crust Chicken Pot Pie, It turned out beautiful, it was flakey and...

Fantastic!, I wanted to try and make my own pie crust for the first time, this is my go-to website for recipes, and I came across this recipe, it works awesome, easy to do, the crust came out so...