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Auntie Irene’s Foolproof Piecrust (small Batch) Recipe

June 4th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3cupsflour
  2. 1teaspoonsalt
  3. 2tablespoonssugar
  4. 1 1/2cupsButter Flavor Crisco, chilled or other shortening
  5. 1tablespoonwhite vinegar
  6. water
  7. 1egg

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut first four ingredients together til crumbly; set aside.
  2. Put vinegar in 2 cup liquid measuring cup.
  3. Fill to 1/2 cup mark with cold water.
  4. Add egg and beat with fork.
  5. Drizzle over dry ingredients; stir with fork.
  6. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead approximately 5 times, til no longer”sticky”.
  7. Divide by 1/2-3/4 cup measure.
  8. Roll out on a lightly floured surface, using as little flour as possible and handling as little as possible.
  9. Bake empty shells at 400 for 10-12 minutes on the bottom rack of the oven.
  10. Cooking pies on the bottom rack of the oven will help prevent overbrowning of the top and soggy crusts on the bottom.
  11. This dough freezes extremely well; simply flatten divided dough into a disk and put into a Ziploc bag, removing all air; thaw in fridge and roll out as directed.

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