Recipe by Chicagoland Chef du Jour
Legend has it that my Great Aunt Jennie used to make the best pies with oil. As I kid I'm not sure I taste tested them but she had a gift for baking. I just ran across her recipe for pie crust. I'll be making it soon, but in the mean time.... give it a try and please rate.
- 2 cups unbleached flour
- 1⁄3 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 cup Wesson Oil
- 1⁄4 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 425°.
- Mix together oil and milk.
- Mix dry ingredients, whisk to combine.
- Mix all ingredients well to form a soft dough.
- Dampen table and put a strip of wax paper over the damp area.
- Take 1/2 of dough and place another piece of waxed paper over the dough.
- Roll to desired size and place in pie plate. Roll the second crust.
- Add desired fruit filling, canned or fresh.
- Top with second pie crust. Brush lightly with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
- Make a few small slits with a knife. Trim off excess dough. cover with foil to prevent burning.
- Bake for 20 minutes at 425°, remove foil.
- Reduce oven temperature to 400° and bake 20 minutes longer, until crust is golden brown.