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Mom's Pie Crust

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“This is the best pie crust. Light, flaky, and great taste!”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 Pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix flour and salt in medium size bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until uniform with pieces no larger than a pea.
  3. Break egg into measuring cup and beat.
  4. Add milk to egg to just over 1/2 cup (about 1/2 cup plus a table spoon total milk and egg) stir well.
  5. Blend egg and milk mixture into flour mixture with a fork until liquid is no longer present.
  6. Very lightly knead dough and form into a ball (Over working the dough is the most common reason for pie crust failure!).
  7. Cut Dough in half.
  8. Roll out and use with your favorite filling. Makes a top and bottom crust. divide recipe in half for a single crust pie.

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