Egg Pastry

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by CoffeeMom

I have used this for many diffrent types of pies. I finally found one my family likes!

Top Review by cxstitcher

I have used this recipe for years as our regular pie crust. It is easy and tastes great. This is the one my mom taught me when I was learning how to make pies as a child by her side.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Using a pastry cutter, cut in shortening until until particles are the size of small peas.
  2. In another bowl, combine egg, water and lemon juice. Sprinkle over dry ingredients tossing and stirring with a fork until mixture is moist enough to hold together.
  3. Divide in half; shape into 2 flat balls.
  4. Roll.
  5. Makes 1 8 or 9 inch 2-crust pie.

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