Thursday, August 21, 2008

Single Crust Pie (9 Inch)

1 Cup Flour
1/4 Tsp Salt
1/3 Cup + 1 Tbsp Veg Shortening Or 1/3 Cup Lard
2-3 Tbsp Cold Water

Heat oven to 475 F

Mix Flour And Salt. Cut Shortening Into Mixture
Until Particles Are Size Of Small Peas. Sprinkle
In Water;; 1 Tbsp At A Time;; Tossing With Fork
Until All Flour Is Moistened And Pastry Almost
Cleans Side Of Bowl.
Gather Pastry Into A Ball And Press Down Into
Flattened Round On Lightly Floured Surface.
Roll And Place In Pie Pan. Cut Off Excess Dough
From Around The Pan.

Makes 1 Pie Shell

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