Mom's Pie Crust

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by D-Six

This is the best pie crust. Light, flaky, and great taste!

Top Review by gailanng

Nice to eat, scratch that...meet you, Pie! Great crust.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix flour and salt in medium size bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until uniform with pieces no larger than a pea.
  3. Break egg into measuring cup and beat.
  4. Add milk to egg to just over 1/2 cup (about 1/2 cup plus a table spoon total milk and egg) stir well.
  5. Blend egg and milk mixture into flour mixture with a fork until liquid is no longer present.
  6. Very lightly knead dough and form into a ball (Over working the dough is the most common reason for pie crust failure!).
  7. Cut Dough in half.
  8. Roll out and use with your favorite filling. Makes a top and bottom crust. divide recipe in half for a single crust pie.

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