Grandma Velna and Betty Crocker's Pie Crust

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READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Mix dry ingredients.
  • 2. Cut the shortening into the dry ingredients with a pastry cutter,
  • 3. Sprinkle in the cold water one tablespoon at a time, mixing with a fork, till all the flour and shortening is moistened.
  • 4. Gather and roll into a ball.
  • 5. Place it on top of a piece of wax paper, about 1.5 feet in length.
  • 6. Press down slightly and cover with another piece of wax paper. NOTE: The wax paper is key to this recipe. It allows you to roll out without having to add flour.
  • 7. With rolling pin, roll dough out, from center to the outside, creating a circle.
  • 8. Remove the top piece of wax paper. Flip over the crust dough onto the pie pan.
  • 8. Press into the pie pan and form the crust.
  • You can cover and refrigerate to use for a pie later. Great with sweet or savory pies.
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