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Aunt Mary Jo's Pie Crust Recipe

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This recipe for Aunt Mary Jo's Pie Crust, by , is from THE ALBERS' FAMILY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jan & Steve Albers
Added: Tuesday, January 15, 2008


4 c. flour
2 c. shortening or 1 2/3 c. lard
1 T. sugar
1 t. salt
1 egg
1 t. vinegar
1/2 c. water

Measure flour, sugar, and salt. Cut in shortening. Add lightly
beaten egg, vinegar, and water. Mix together..
Divide pie dough into four parts and make into balls - this will be enough to make 2 double pie crusts. Either roll out 1/2 in thick for each crust or freeze balls of dough for future use.
(Freezes nicely)

*For golden top on crust: whisk 1 egg & 1 tsp. water in small
bowl. Brush evenly over crust. Cut 4 slits in top crust.
Sprinkle sugar evenly over crust.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is our favorite pie crust recipe, it is so flaky and flavorful.
This recipe came from Aunt Mary Jo.




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