No Fail Pie Crust

Source : Preheat Oven To 400in Bowl Mix Together Flour And Saltadd Shortening And Buttercut Shortening Butter Into Flour Mixture Until Small Flakey Like Litt...

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at : December 31, 2020


  1. Preheat oven to 400

  2. In bowl, mix together flour and salt

  3. Add shortening and butter

  4. Cut shortening, butter into flour mixture until small, flakey, like little pebbles

  5. Add 4 tablespoons of cold water

  6. Mix well

  7. Add one tablespoon of water

  8. Mix well

  9. Repeat steps 6 and 7 until the dough forms into a ball

  10. Separate dough into 2

  11. Turn each ball into a ball

  12. Wrap each ball in saran wrap

  13. Chill balls in fridge for 30 minutes

  14. Remove saran wrap from the balls

  15. Lightly flour cutting board and hands

  16. Roll out one ball, flipping sides occasionally until 1/8th inch thick

  17. Carefully fold in half

  18. Carefully fold in half again

  19. Grease pie tin

  20. Transfer crust into one corner of pie tin

  21. Carefully UN-fold

  22. Adjust crust and mold into pie tin

  23. Prick with a fork all over

  24. Bake at 400 10-20 minutes until golden brown

  25. Chill 20 minutes

  26. Repeat steps 14, 15

  27. Repeat steps 16 to 23 IF MAKING two one crust pies

  28. IF SECOND CRUST IS A TOP CRUST repeat steps 16, 17

  29. IF SECOND CRUST IS A TOP CRUST repeat steps 19, 20

  30. IF SECOND CRUST IS A TOP CRUST mold over pie filling

  31. IF SECOND CRUST IS A TOP CRUST seal the crusts together and remove extra dough

  32. Make an "X" in middle of the pie

  33. Bake according to pie directions

  34. Serve


  1. 2 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp salt
  3. 1/4 cup butter
  4. 1/4 cup shortening
  5. 2 tbsp butter
  6. 2 tbsp shortening
  7. 4 to 9 tablespoons cold water

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