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Aunt Leona's Pie Crust Recipe

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Nana Tere, 1970's

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leona Barnhart
Added: Sunday, July 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups Crisco shortening
1 egg beaten
1 tablespoon white vinegar
5 tablespoons ice water

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and salt together; mix in Crisco with fork, then hands to make it crumbly. Add all liquids at once and mix well-first with fork, then with hands. Don't be afraid to handle dough--squeeze it into a ball. This will make a two pie crust. Keeps well in fridge for three weeks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
one two crust pie or two one crust shells
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Leona Barnhart is a legendary cook. I have seen her create this pie crust as fast as waving a magic wand. This is a remarkable flaky crust.

 

 

 

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