Pie Crust for 5 Pies

Mom loved to make pies. She would make 5 different pies with this recipe. Sometimes she would have us peel apples and use two bags of dough - one for the top crust. Rhubarb pie would be on the menu in spring.


For 5 pies


4 cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1¾ cup shortening (not oil, margarine or butter) ½ cup water 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 egg

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Sift flour, sugar and salt. Cut shortening into flour. Beat water, vinegar and egg separately. Add to other ingredients. Divide into 5 portions and shape flat. Put each into a baggie. Chill one hour or freeze and let thaw ½ hour. Roll and use as pie dough.