Easy as Pie Crust


Basic Pie Crust* 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shortening 3 tbsp. cold water Sift together flour and salt cut in shortening with fork or pastry blender until completely combined add water and stir together then work with hands to form a ball Place in a bowl and cover with a damp paper towel. Allow to sit for approximately 15 minutes *this recipe makes a single crust for a 9-inch pie or an 8inch pie and a lattice type crust.