Mom's Pie Crust for a Double Crust Pie

Mom's Pie Crust for a Double Crust Pie

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Jamie Lowe 1

"I got this from my mother. She has used it for as long as she has been baking. It is very easy to make and tastes wonderful. I use heaping tablespoons of shortening because I like a very short crust."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 227 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 292 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Most helpful positive review

Perfection! I was always a little nervous of pie crust but this came out perfect the first time I made it! Super flaky and light! This is absolutely my "go to" crust for ever and always! Thanks ...

Most helpful critical review

So my thoughts on the recipe is that it is not that great but I did not give it one star because it may be because of a few things. The dough needs to be really thin I think for it to be "light ...

So my thoughts on the recipe is that it is not that great but I did not give it one star because it may be because of a few things. The dough needs to be really thin I think for it to be "light ...

Perfection! I was always a little nervous of pie crust but this came out perfect the first time I made it! Super flaky and light! This is absolutely my "go to" crust for ever and always! Thanks ...

Crust came out perfect! Did not use half a cup, though. Just a bit less.

Delicious:)

If you like a thick crust, like me, you can use butter instead of shortaning.

Super easy to make, also easy to roll out and put into the pie pan (that's where I usually have dough breaking). It was the right amount for me for a 9" pie, easily rolled out two 11" circles. T...

I haven't made a pie since December. I added a generous teaspoon of baking powder. Put it in the fridge for about an hour left it on the counter while I got the apples and pears ready, then I ro...

this crust was amazing! i used ths crust for blackberry pie and it was amazing! i will use this recipe from now on. i had actually ran out of shortning so i added 1/4 cup i cant believe its not ...