Fool-Proof Pie Crust Recipe
4 cup flour
1 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp salt
1 tbsp vinegar
1/2 cup water
Mix the first 4 ingredients together with a fork. Beat remaining
ingredients together in a separate bowl. Combine both mixtures with a
fork until moistened. Mold with hands into 2 balls. Wrap and chill 15
minutes before rolling out. Can be kept refrigerated up to 3 days.
Makes 2 9" double crust pies.
Note: Dough can be handled alot.
Source: "The Yankee Kitchen" 03-17-93 (No1) [Shirley]
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