Some flour, vegetable shortening, water and a pinch of salt is all that 's needed to make this very flaky crust that will make your favorite pie even better than usual.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup water
In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water until mixture forms a ball. Divide dough in half, and shape into balls. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
Roll out dough on a floured counter. Don't over work it. Use as directed in pie recipe.
If necessary, use a little less water than called for in recipe.