French Pastry Pie Crust

« My mom found this recipe several years ago, and I still use it today. »

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Mix well, then cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. In a small bowl, combine egg, vinegar, and 4 tablespoons of water. Whisk together, then add gradually to flour mixture, stirring with a fork. Mix until dough forms a ball. Add one more tablespoon of water if necessary.
  3. Allow dough to rest in refrigerator 10 minutes before rolling out.
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Source : allrecipes.com

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