Fool Proof Pie Crust
This recipe has been in my family for years. It is my mother's go-to recipe. It is tender and flaky and works perfectly every time.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 single crusts
- 4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1-3/4 cups vegetable shortening
- 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 large egg , beaten
- 1/2 cup ice water
In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Mix to combine
Cut in shortening with pastry cutter until pea sized crumbles occur.
Mix in remaining ingredients until flour is incorporated.
- This dough can be rolled out immediately, but can also be stored in refrigerator for up to three days.
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Serving: 1crust | Calories: 1022kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 73g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 485mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 4.9mg