Plain.Recipes

Pie Crust

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=180153

Ingredients

  1. 2/3 c. shortening
  2. 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  3. 2 c. flour
  4. 1 tsp. salt
  5. 1/4 c. cold water

Directions

  1. Cut shortening and butter into flour and salt mixture.
  2. Slowly add water while mixing with a fork (depending on weather, slightly more or less water can be used).
  3. Form into ball.
  4. Cut in half for 2 crusts.
  5. Roll out, using only a little flour.
  6. For baked pie shells: prick with fork and bake 8 minutes at 475°.