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Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audrey Breid
Added: Saturday, March 11, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c flour
1 c lard
1 egg
1 tsp vinegar
5 tbsp cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour and lard until crumbly. Add egg and vinegar. Add water until soft ball forms being careful not to mix too much. Let it rest for a few minutes. Take out enough for dough for 1 pie crust and roll out on lightly floured board. Put in pie pan and crimp the edges. If baking before filling use a fork to poke holes in crust to keep it laying flat. Bake 10 minutes @ 350 for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

 

 

 

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