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Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Willie Guenther
Added: Monday, April 6, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. flour
1 tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. shortening
1 egg
1 tbsp. vinegar
4 tbsp. water

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour before measuring, add shortening, sugar & salt. Mix well with a fork until crumbly in bowl. Beat with fork the egg, vinegar and salt. Combine the two mixtures stirring with a fork. Divide the dough in 5 portions with hands. Shape each in a round patty, then flaten. Wrap in waxpaper and chill in refrigerator for 1/2 hour. For a one-crust pie roll out dough on a lightly floured surface. Put dough in pie pan then trim about 3/4 in. from the rim. Fold under the edge and flute with your thumb and finger.For a 2-crust pie after rolling out the dough trim the crust about 1/2 in. from edge of pan edge; moisten with cold water on edge.
Roll out another crust; then fold over in half, at the folded edge make slits with a knife then place over the filled pie crust. Fold over the top crust under the lower crust and pinch together with your fingers.
Sprinkle a little a sugar over top crust to brown. Place pie in a preheated oven at 425F. Then continue baking according to the pie recipe at temperature called for.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It is important to refrigerate the dough; otherwise it can be very sticky and hard to roll out.

 

 

 

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