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Pie Crust Dough


4 Cups Flour

1 3/4 cup shortening

1 tsp. salt

1 Tbs. sugar

1/2 cup cold water

1 egg


In a large bowl mix flour, salt, sugar and shortening with a pastry cutter until coarse crumbs.


Add water and egg. Mix well. Knead together a little so everything is mixed in well


Place dough in container and refrigerate for several hours. Roll out for pie crust. Makes enough for 2 double crust pies.

8 Comments Post a comment
  1. MyKabulKitchen #

    Thank you for sharing this recipe and pictures, I have been looking for a good pie crust for a while now 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    November 22, 2015
  2. I never could get this right! So, now it’s Mama’s, or Pillsbury! Look for a pingback on this post.

    Liked by 1 person

    November 28, 2016
  3. Isa #

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    February 19, 2017
  4. I just knew you would have a simple most excellent pie crust recipe. Thank you.

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    October 4, 2017

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