completely foolproof pie crust recipe
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Completely Foolproof Pie Crust


  • 4 C flour
  • 1 T sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 C shortening
  • 1 T vinegar
  • 1/2 C water


  1. With pastry blender or fork, mix together flour, shortening, sugar, and salt. In separate dish, beat together the vinegar, egg and water. Combine two mixtures, stirring with fork until all ingredients are moistened. Mold dough into a ball with your hands. Chill at least 15 min. before trying to roll out dough. Dough keeps in refrigerator for up to 3 days. Can be frozen until you are ready for it.
foolproof pie crust recipe
Foolproof Pie Crust Recipe
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  1. Michelle McLean on November 8, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    5 stars
    Best recipe ever!!!!!! I have tried everything, i tried the vodka recipe, but all it did was get me drunk!!! 😛. Hahahahah. Lov u my Auntie Frannie

  2. Michelle on November 8, 2020 at 5:13 pm

    Oh guys i forgot to add, i put in 1 cup of shortening and 3/4 cups cold grated butter and then followed the rest the rest of the recipe the same (did for better flavor)

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