100 Year Old Pie Crust Recipe – Dee Dee’s

Prep time: 10 Min Serves: Three 9-inch or four 8-inch pie crust
Ingredients
4 c all purpose flour
1 3/4 c shortening (lard would have been used back in the day)
3 Tbsp sugar (when using crust for a savory pie, i use a little less sugar)
2 tsp salt
1 egg
1/2 c water
Directions
1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, shortening, sugar, and salt. Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.
2. In a small bowl, mix egg with water. Blend into flour mixture. Cover tightly with plastic and chill in refrigerator until ready to use. NOTE: I form a ball(s) and then pat into a disk shape and wrap in plastic wrap.
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