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No Fail Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Kinney
Added: Sunday, August 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. salt
Take out 1/4 cup flour and put in a small container, then mix with 3
Tablespoons cold water to make a paste.

Mix 1/2 c. Crisco shortening into sifted flour and salt. Add the paste.
Gently knead together.

Directions:
Directions:
For a single pie crust..... Make holes with fork only for a single pie shell.

For fruit double crust pie (or Quiche) brush bottom of crust with white of 1 beaten egg then sprinkle 1 1/2 - 2 tbsp. flour over it and leave while mixing filling....this keeps the bottom crust from getting soggy.
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Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Never, never double this recipe.

For double crust pie you can use the left over beaten egg white to brush over the top crust which gives it a nice glazed look when baked.

 

 

 

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