Tender, Flaky Pastry – Two Pie Crusts – Grandma’s

mary's 6th bd
Combine 2 cups flour with 1 teaspoon salt.
With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in 3/4 cup shortening until particles are pea-sized
Sprinkle with up to 1/4 cup COLD water, adding gradually
Toss with fork until particles just start to stick together (don’t add more water after this)
Split into 2 balls, one larger than the other (larger one for bottom crust)
Roll out on floured board.
Makes 2 pies worth of crust in one batch.

 

rolling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

pinching edges

 

 

 

 

 

 

finishd crust

 

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