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Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lily Zarli
Added: Monday, March 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-1/4 c sifted flour
1 tsp salt
3/4 c Crisco
1/4 c water

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and salt into bowl. Remove 1/3 c flour. Cut Crisco into remaining flour until pieces are size of peas. Make paste of 1/3 c flour and water - add to Crisco and flour mixture. Mix and form into ball. Roll out.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
this recipe treated me well over the years - never failed (but remember to use a Crisco-type shortening.)

 

 

 

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