Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Directions

  1. Mix and sift flour.
  2. Cut in shortening with a knife. Add only enough water to hold the ingredients together.
  3. DO NOT KNEAD.
  4. Divide the dough into 2 parts and roll out onto a slightly floured wooden board.
  5. Line the pie pan with only 1 of the dough parts.
  6. Pinch the edges or use a fork to make the edged design.
  7. Poke the bottom of the shell with the fork.
  8. Bake in oven at 460* for 10 - 15 minutes.
  9. **Cook the 2nd shell according to directions unless you are using the 2nd shell as a covering for a pie, then place it on top of the pie raw and cook according to the pie's directions.** This recipe yields 2 pastry shells.

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