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Best Pie Dough Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elsebeth Howe
Added: Thursday, October 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb lard (not shortening)
5 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
In measuring cup combine one egg (beaten),
1 tbsp vinegar and cold water to measure 1cp.

Directions:
Directions:
In large mixing bowl combine the lard and dry ingredients with a pie dough cutter, knives, or even your hands. Mixture should be a crumbly texture.
Slowly add water mixture mixing first with a fork and then kneading to form a large ball. Keep refrigerated when not using dough. Can be frozen for later use as well. Wrap in wax paper first.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes 3 double crust pies or 6 shells
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The best pie dough recipe I've ever used.

 

 

 

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