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Classic Flaky Pie Crust (for a 9-inch pie) Recipe

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This recipe for Classic Flaky Pie Crust (for a 9-inch pie), by , is from Neen-Naw's Christmas Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorothy Staab
Added: Thursday, November 17, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/3 cups sifted regular flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup Crisco
3 tbls water

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Sift flour before measuring; spoon lightly into measuring cup and level without shaking or packing down. Combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl. With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in Crisco until uniform; mixture should be fairly coarse. Sprinkle with water, a tablespoon at a time; toss with a fork. Work dough into a firm ball with your hands.
Press dough into a flat circle with smooth edges. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a circle about 1-1/2 inches larger than inverted pie plate.
Gently ease dough into plate. Be careful when stretching the dough. Trim 1/2 inch beyond the plate. fold under to make a double thickness around the rim and flute with fingers or fork.

For a single crust baked with filling, bake to time and temperature recommended.

For single crust baked without filling, prick bottom and sides thoroughly with a fork. Bake at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until brown as desired.

3 times the dough:
4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups Crisco
9 tbs water

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 9-inch pie

 

 

 

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