Mom's Pie Crust

Recipe by D-Six
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 Pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix flour and salt in medium size bowl.
  • Cut in shortening with pastry blender until uniform with pieces no larger than a pea.
  • Break egg into measuring cup and beat.
  • Add milk to egg to just over 1/2 cup (about 1/2 cup plus a table spoon total milk and egg) stir well.
  • Blend egg and milk mixture into flour mixture with a fork until liquid is no longer present.
  • Very lightly knead dough and form into a ball (Over working the dough is the most common reason for pie crust failure!).
  • Cut Dough in half.
  • 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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