Pie Crust


For 2 pie shells or 1 pie with both top & bottom crust
2 cups flour
2/3 cup shortening (Crisco or other solid vegetable shortening
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup cold water


Combine ingredients and mix with fork to form dough. Wrap in wax paper and chill
at least 2 hours. Roll on a well-floured pastry cloth. Use in any pie recipe.
For a pre-baked pie shell, place rolled out pie dough in a pie plate. Trim excess
dough and flute edges. Pierce several times with a fork, then bake at 400 degrees for 8
to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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