The Best Pie Crust

Serves: 32
Total Calories: 135


4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 cups shortening
1/2 cup very cold water
1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in shortening. Add vinegar and water and mix well. Separate into 4 pieces of dough, wrap in cling wrap, and refrigerate for 15 minutes. (You may also freeze some for later).

Gently roll out with a little bit of flour to about 1-inch bigger than your pie pan. Fold in half and then in half again. Cut 3 slits on the middle side and place in pan. Bake until golden brown depending on the pie.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 32
Total Calories: 135
Calories from Fat: 83

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