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Homemade Pie Crust Recipe
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Servings
8 servings for 9-inch crust (4-cup volume)
  • Homemade Pie Crust Recipe is a no-fail recipe made easily with ingredients usually found in most kitchens. Be sure to use cold water and keep well-wrapped until ready to use.
KEY INGREDIENTS
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 tablespoons cold water*
MAKE IT
Step 1
Combine flour and salt in medium bowl; cut in vegetable shortening with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle with water; blend until mixture holds together. *Add 1 additional tablespoon water as needed.
Step 2
Shape dough into ball; place on lightly floured surface. Roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Line pie plate with pastry. Turn edge under; crimp as desired.
VARIATIONS
If using 29oz Libby’s Pure Pumpkin
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Double all ingredients
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