Homemade Pie Crust Recipe
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.
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
- 2 tablespoons cold water*
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.
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.