Mom’s Piecrust


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup Crisco vegetable shortening
  • 5-6 TBS cold water
  1. Mix together flour and salt, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with cold water and toss with a fork until dough clings together
  2. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface, press together to form a ball, and divide ball in half. Roll dough out using a rolling pin, until it reaches a thickness of about 1/8 of an inch
  3. Fold dough in half, then in half again. Place in pie plate and unfold. Repeat process for second half of dough.
  4. Place dough over filling of choice and seal the edges. Bake according to recipe directions


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