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Pie Crust Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Todd & Penny

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg slightly beaten
1 1/3 cups shortening
1 tablespoon white vinegar
6-8 tablespoons cool water

Directions:
Directions:
Blend dry ingredients.

Stir in egg.

Cut-in shortening until it is the size of small peas.

Add vinegar. Stir.

Add water 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir after each addition. Add only enough water to moisten the dough so it forms a ball. If you add too much sprinkle a tablespoon of flour over the top.

Divide into thirds. And roll out on floured surface.

This make 3 pie crusts. Any leftover can be frozen.


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You can make this using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment.
Mix dry ingredients.
Add egg mix until incorporated.
Add shortening in chunks. Mix on medium.
While mixer is on add vinegar and water 1 tablespoon at a time, check for consistency after 6 tablespoons.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe has been handed down through at least 5 generations from my
1) Mammy - my Great-Grandmother
2) Grandmother
3) Mom
4) Me
5) Nate & Jon

 

 

 

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