One Pie Shell

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 40mins




  • In large bowl combine the flour, sugar and salt.
  • Cut in the shortening or lard using a pastry blender.
  • Lightly beat the egg yolk, water and the apple cider vinegar together in a small bowl. Add this mixture to the flour, mixing with a fork only until moistened. DO NOT overstir.
  • Shape the dough into a flat circle. Wrap in plastic or waxed paper. Chill for at least a half hour.
  • On a floured cutting board, roll the dough to the diameter of 11 inches. Fit the dough into the pie plate and trim off to within about 1/2" to 1" larger than the size of the pie plate.
  • Turn the dough that hangs over the sides under, and crimp edges as desired.
  • Fill and bake the pie crust as directed by the recipe you are using.
  • YIeld: One 9-inch single pie crust.