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No fail pie crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Jones

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. flour
1 T. Sugar ( opt)
1 tsp. salt
1 c. lard ( can use half butter)
c. cold water
1 egg
1 T. vinegar

You can buy lard in the dairy section in sticks like butter.

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients, then cut in the lard into this mixture. Combine water, egg, and vinegar, then add to dry mixture. Mix well. Divide dough into 5 patties and wrap each in wax paper. Chill hour before rolling out, or freeze 3 to 6 months. Each pattie makes 1 pie.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 5 pie crust
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This pie crust is very flaky. I have used other versions but always come back to this one.

 

 

 

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