Crisco Pie Crust
Crisco vegetable shortening
chilled and diced
In a food processor, add flour and salt and pulse until combined.
Add Crisco to the bowl and pulse until the dough resembles small crumbles.
Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and process until dough comes together and forms a ball.
Divide ball in half and wrap each half in plastic wrap; Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Remove 1 ball of dough from the refrigerator and roll to desired thickness and shape.
Place dough in pie plate and lightly press to fit the plate; form the edges and trim off any excess.
Repeat rolling process with remaining dough. Use this portion as a topping for the pie you just formed or make another pie with it.
Can be Doubled
: More pies? Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into pie dishes.
Like that butter flavor? The butter flavored crisco works great in this recipe
Pie experts say lifting and turning the dough while rolling will make a better crust.
Make the dough a little bigger than the pie pan so that you can make a pretty edge.
Type of Pie Dish:
Metal, especially aluminum, is the better heat conductor.
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