Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 11 mins

My mom's husband always makes the pies for the holidays and this is the only crust he will use. Even I can make a beautiful pie with this one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. With pastry blender combine flour, salt& Crisco until mixture resembles course meal.
  2. In small bowel mix egg, vinegar& milk.
  3. Add to flour mixture and mix only until dough holds together in a ball.
  4. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  5. Roll out on floured wax paper or pastry cloth.
  6. Turn onto lightly greased pie plate.
  7. Trim to a 1 inch overhang and flute edge.
  8. To bake, punch all over with fork and bake at 400 for 11 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  9. *Freezeswell.


Most Helpful

Here's a pie crust that really works for me! After making the two, I did freeze one & finished the other to use with a dark chocolate pie recipe I'd tagged! Thanks for an enjoyable crust-making experience ~ I needed that! AND, this recipe is definitely a keeper! [Made & reviewed as my thanks to the photographer in the Help a Camera-less Chef Game #5]

Sydney Mike June 03, 2008

The taste is very good. But I had so much trouble to roll it. I had to add a lot of flour and even with that, it wouldn't roll. So I had to put it in the pie plate with my fingers after trying to roll it about 5 times. Thanks for posting Nimz :) Made for 123 hit wonders.

Boomette October 28, 2007

This is a great crust. Quick and easy to make with a nice flavour and is crisp and tender. What a beautiful start to my apple pie. I'll be making this again often. Thanks so much for sharing ~Nimz~

Baby Kato August 30, 2007

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