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Vinegar Pie Crust

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=766463

Ingredients

  1. 4 c. flour
  2. 1 Tbsp. sugar
  3. pinch of salt
  4. 1 3/4 c. shortening
  5. 1/2 c. cold water
  6. 1 Tbsp. vinegar
  7. 1 egg

Directions

  1. Combine flour, sugar and salt.
  2. With a pastry blender, cut shortening into flour.
  3. In a small bowl, combine water, vinegar and egg.
  4. Beat this mixture.
  5. Pour liquid mixture into flour mixture.
  6. Use a fork to lift ingredients until enough moisture is spread to form a ball with your hands.
  7. This makes a flaky and tender pie crust and forms much easier than most.