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Total Time
40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Basic recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the flour and salt in a medium bowl. Cut in the shortenng with a fork or pastry cutter until the dough pieces are the size of peas.
  2. Sprinkle half of the water over the dough and mix until the water is absorbed.
  3. Sprinkle on the remaining water and continue to gently stir until the dough is moistened. Form the dough into a ball, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and refridgerate.
  4. When chilled, unwrap the dough and place on a lightly floured surface.
  5. Roll out into a 12 inch circle and getly lay in a 9 inch pie pan.
  6. Cut off any excess dough with kitchen scissors or a kife and crimp the edge.
  7. Fill with whatever filling you'd like and bake in preheated oven (425 F) for 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

This crust worked beautifully! Before I put the filling in I baked for about 8 min to firm up the crust.

5 5

Works perfectly as posted. Thank you!