Pie Crust
A basic pie crust.
Recipe type: Pie
Serves: 2
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup very cold water
  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Use hands to mix dough very gently, taking care not to over mix. Mix just until dough forms into a ball.
  3. Wrap tightly in plastic, and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Split dough in half, roll out each half separately on a floured surface. Gently lift dough and place in a 9-inch pie plate. Use a fork to poke holes in the bottom before filling and baking. (Makes 2 9-inch crusts.)
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at http://jensfavoritecookies.com/2014/11/13/cranberry-pecan-pie/