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Best Pie Crust EVER!


  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 1/4 c. shortening USE CRISCO...other shortenings will not be as good
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbs. vinegar
  • 5 Tbs. cold water


  • Mix flour and salt in a medium sized bowl.
  • Cut shortening into flour.
  • Beat egg in a small bowl and mix the vinegar and water with the egg. Add to the dry mixture.
  • Mix with hands until it is moistened. Don't work it too much or it won't turn out as well.
  • Roll into 3 balls and chill overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll out two pie crust balls and add to one to the bottom of a pie pan.
  • Fill with apple caramel filling, then cover with the other rolled out piece.
  • Cinch the two pieces of crust together, then poke a hole in the top. You can also rub some milk and sprinkle sugar on the crust.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until crust is done. Cool, then serve.