Onion and Bacon Pie

READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Mix yeast, sugar, 1 t salt, and 1/2 cup flour.
  • Blend in shortening and warm water.
  • Beat for 2 minutes.
  • Add enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • Knead dough until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  • Place dough in a lightly greased bowl.
  • Cover and let dough rise in a warm place 1/2 hour.
  • Pat dough into a lightly greased 12-inch pizza pan or onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Press up edges to make a slight rim.
  • Fry bacon until crisp.
  • Remove from grease and drain on absorbent paper.
  • Add onions to bacon grease; cook slowly until tender but not brown.
  • Sprinkle onion, bacon, cumin, 1/2 t salt and pepper over dough.
  • Bake at 400 Degrees F.
  • for 20 minutes.
  • Blend egg yolk and sour cream.
  • Pour over onions.
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes longer or until golden brown and sour cream is set.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.