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Amazingly Easy Pie Crusts

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“This is the EASIEST way to make a quick two-crust pie crust! Forget measurements and pastry blenders! Whatever amount of flour you need, you then take HALF that amount for your lard/margarine amount. Motto "Half as much fat as flour." Do as the English do and use half lard and half butter for the shortening.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
2 pie crusts
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the butter into cubes, and then toss the butter and lard into flour.
  2. Using your hands, crumble it up into a fine, pebbly, grainy sort of dough.
  3. Add water, enough to make soft dough.
  4. Form into a ball, and chill for about an hour.
  5. When chilled, knead it a couple of times on a floured surface.
  6. Roll it out, and proceed to fill with your choice of pie fillings.

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