Ingredients

How to make it

  • in large bowl... combine flour, sugar and salt
  • with pastry blender or 2 knives... cut in shortening until mixture resembles course crumbs
  • in small bowl..... whisk water, egg, and vinegar
  • sprinkle 1 TBSP. of water mixture at a time over flour mixture
  • toss flour with fork and adding more water as needed until pastry holds together
  • divide into 4 balls.. wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour
  • take out 1 ball and roll out dough to fit a 9-inch pie plate
  • fill with your favorite filling
  • roll out a second if needed..
  • wrap and freeze the unused pastry balls.. or you can roll out and freeze in a pie plate...

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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    I have used the same recipe for years but use 3 cups flour , 1/4 tsp salt and 1 cup butter or shortening etc.
    Great recipe. Egg vinegar pie pastry popular in the 80's
    great post!
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  • ladysea 6 years ago
    I am for sure going to try this one, I have never been good at Pastry Crust so I cant wait. thanks for sharing.....have a wonderful day
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  • pointsevenout 6 years ago
    Sorry I couldn't get the recipe to work for me. Glad I halved the recipe.

    You have four foodies that gave the recipe a 5-fork rating. Let me hear from those foodies. Maybe we can figure out what I did wrong.
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  • pointsevenout 6 years ago
    Halving the recipe. Will try out some of my new toys on the dough. Non-stick rolling pin, mat, and even bought a rolling pin sleeve to test on the old rolling pin.
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  • chispirit 6 years ago
    I will try this as well. It sounds really wonderful.

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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Great recipe to share with us, Peeta! Saved!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    I agree with DebWin. It looks good to me and 1st prize definitely deserves "5" forks ;)
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    " It was excellent "
    debwin ate it and said...
    I will have to give this pastry recipe a try...if it won 1st. prize it must be good!!
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