Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

It's just too easy to make a pie crust! This pie crust is so flaky and full of flavor that you will never buy another pie crust!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put water, butter and crisco in freezer while preparing flour.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, and salt together.
  3. Cut cold butter and crisco into flour mixture until crumbly.
  4. Add cold lemon juice and water. Mix just until moist crumbs form.
  5. Turn dough out onto floured counter top.
  6. Divide dough into 2 parts.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrip and put in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  8. Roll pie dough out and use as pie recipe directs.
  9. Enjoy a flaky, great tasting pie crust!
Most Helpful

5 5

Love it. Perfect as is. Thanks.

5 5

absolutely the easiest and best tasting crust i have ever made,,, i will never buy store bought crust again,,,, thanks for a great recipe...

5 5

I have always made Tenderflake's "Never Fail Pie Crust" the way my mom taught me - today I learned a real keeper! This is an excellent crust with alot of flavor and tenderness. I made it for PAC spring 2009 with EliteTwig's Elitetwig's Healthy Ham and Mushroom Mini Pies and will make it again and again. I think this would be an excellent pie for "Rollie Pollies" the way my mom made them - or for any fruit pie. Nice that it is set for a single 2 crust pie! Thanks for a great recipe. I'll post photos later.