Rating: 5 stars 4.7
1544 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1357
  • 4 star values: 104
  • 3 star values: 41
  • 2 star values: 21
  • 1 star values: 21

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.



Original recipe yields 32 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


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

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

Nutrition Facts

163 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 13.1g; fat 11.5g; cholesterol 5.8mg; sodium 148mg. Full Nutrition