Ruth's Grandma's Pie Crust - modified

Wendi 0

This recipe is over 100 years old. My sister-in-law's grandmother said it was a no-fail recipe. It's the best I ever had.

Modified from: Ruth's Grandma's Pie Crust

Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 32 servings



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, shortening, sugar, and salt. Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.
  2. In a small bowl, mix egg with water. Blend into flour mixture. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
You might also like


A real dream crust recipe. Not as flaky as some of the recipies I've used but it definately is a keeper.