Pie Crust


Pie Crust
by Grandma Dolly


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup shortening (or lard)
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Mix flour and salt in a bowl
  2. Using a pastry blender, cut butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs
  3. Add water and stir mixture until moistened
  4. Roll dough until desired thickness
  5. Place rolled dough into pie pan, trimming the edges
  6. Place one of your thumbs against the inside edge of the pie crust.  Using the thumb and index finger of your other hand, press the pastry from the outside into your first thumb to for a crimp.  Continue around the edge

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