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Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust

There is no need to buy frozen when pie crusts when this Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust is so super simple to make. “The trick to good pie crust is to be gentle and treat it very lightly.” Thanks, Gran!

Recipe for Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust – There is no need to buy frozen when pie crusts when this Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust is so super simple to make. “The trick to good pie crust is to be gentle and treat it very lightly.” Thanks, Gran!

Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust
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Easy Homemade Flaky Pie Crust
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Total Time:
10 minutes

There is no need to buy frozen when pie crusts are so super simple to make. “The trick to good pie crust is to be gentle and treat it very lightly.” Thanks, Gran!

Yield: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold water
Instructions
  1. Mix shortening, flour, and salt together with a fork or a pastry blender until very crumbly. Add as much water as needed to hold together, and mix lightly with a fork.
  2. Roll gently on a floured pastry cloth to about an inch larger than pie plate. Fold carefully in half, lift to pie plate, and unfold. Press into pan. For a single-crust pie, trim with a small knife to about 1/2 inch beyond rim. Fold up, and pinch so edge of pie is raised from rim.
Nutrition information
Calories per serving: 199 kcal
Fat per serving: 13g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Carbs per serving: 18g
Protein per serving: 2g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Sodium per serving: 119mg
Trans fat per serving: 2g

Recipe: Foodista

There is no need to buy frozen when pie crusts are so super simple to make. “The trick to good pie crust is to be gentle and treat it very lightly.” Thanks, Gran! #piecrust #grandmasrecipe

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Nutrition Information Compiled From VeryWell.com
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