Hot Water Pie Crust I

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Forget everything you 've heard about chilling your pie crust ingredients. This recipe uses boiling water and the pastry turns out flaky, manageable, and delicious. It yields two 9-inch crusts.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • In a large bowl, combine shortening, salt, milk and boiling water. Whip with fork until smooth and creamy.
  • Add 2 cups flour and stir with round-the-bowl strokes until all flour is incorporated.
  • Makes crust for one double crust pie.