Ruth's Grandma's Pie Crust

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This recipe is over 100 years old. My sister-in-law's grandmother said it was a no-fail recipe. It's the best I ever had.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
32
Yield:
4 crusts

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ¾ cups shortening

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup water

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, shortening, sugar, and salt. Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.

  2. In a small bowl, mix egg with water. Blend into flour mixture. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

163 Calories
12g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 163
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 19mg 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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