Rating: 4 stars
158 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 95
  • 4 star values: 27
  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 13

My favorite crust for fruit pies. Always tender and flaky!



Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and sugar.n

  • Place 1/2 cup of flour mixture in a small bowl, and stir in water until smooth.n

  • Cut shortening into remaining flour mixture until it looks like coarse meal. Blend in the flour-water mixture.n

  • Wrap dough and chill in refrigerator.n

Nutrition Facts

202 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fat 13g; sodium 243.3mg. Full Nutrition