Hot Water Pie Crust I


Pie crust recipe using hot water instead of cold.

2 pie crusts


  • ¾ cup shortening

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon milk

  • ¼ cup boiling water

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  1. In a large bowl, combine shortening, salt, milk and boiling water. Whip with fork until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add 2 cups flour and stir with round-the-bowl strokes until all flour is incorporated.

  3. Makes crust for one double crust pie.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
10g Fat
12g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 2g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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