How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust – Simple, Practical, and GOOD (Grandma’s Perfect Pie Crust)

It’s important that the water you use in this pie crust is very cold. Add a few ice cubes to really give it a chill.

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe



    • 1¼ cups all purpose flour
    • ¼ teaspoon sal
    • ⅓ cup shortening
    • 4 to 5 Tablespoons cold water



    • In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. With a pastry blender cut in shortening till pea sized.
    • Sprinkle water on one tablespoon at a time tossing with fork. Push moistened dough to the side. Mix till all flour is moistened. Don’t mix too much or crust will be hard.
    • Form into a ball and roll out on floured surface. Turn and flour dough a few times till its the size you need.


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