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Perfect Pie Crust I

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars

"Easy good pie crust."
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Ingredients

servings 221
Original recipe yields 24 servings (3 pie crusts)

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Cut in Crisco until pea sizes form.
  2. In one-cup measuring cup, beat egg yolks and add COLD water to fill entire one cup. Add to the mixture. Do not overmix. Divide into thirds.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 221 calories; 13.4 22 2.9 17 60 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I avoid making pie crusts like the plague. Every recipe I've tried comes out sticky and messy - but this one was absolutely perfect! I cut this recipe down and made two large crusts (more like...

Most helpful critical review

Although this crust has a pleasant taste,it tastes more like a cookie to me. It was also very difficult to work with. It did not roll out easily for a 9 inch pie, but it did roll nicely in small...

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I avoid making pie crusts like the plague. Every recipe I've tried comes out sticky and messy - but this one was absolutely perfect! I cut this recipe down and made two large crusts (more like...

this is by far the best pie crust i have made. i tweaked it just a bit by using 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup shortening. you want to make sure that the butter is softened and your shortening cold. t...

I am so pleased to have found this recipe. I like pie crust, but I don't like most pie crust if that makes sense. I have been looking for years for a recipe that tastes good and I have finally f...

I changed the recipe to serve 12. I did not use 1/2 the water called for with the egg yolk and the dough was very sticky. I remade it again using the right amount of water and it came out great....

This was the first pie crust that I made that tasted good and was very easy. Great recipe!

Although this crust has a pleasant taste,it tastes more like a cookie to me. It was also very difficult to work with. It did not roll out easily for a 9 inch pie, but it did roll nicely in small...

Wonderful! I cut the recipe in half and used it for Blueberry Banana Cream Cheese Pie from this site and everyone raved about it! The only changes I made was using whole wheat pastry flour, whic...

GREAT RECIPE...I have been using it for years and get Rave reviews on the crust

I have been baking pies for years and trying to recreate my mother's prize winning pie crust without the results I was trying to achieve! This pie crust is very different from my mom's recipe a...