Grandma’s Perfect Pie Crust (therecipecritic)

Single Pie Crust

1 1/4 c flour
1/4 t salt
1/3 c shortening
4 – 5 T cold water

In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. With a pastry blender cut in shortening till pea sized. Sprinkle water on 1 T at a time tossing with fork. Push moistened dough to the side. Mix till all flour is moistened. Don’t mix too much or crust will be hard. Form into a ball and roll out on floured surface. Turn and flour dough a few times till its the size you need.

To Double the Crust Add:

1 c flour
1/2 t salt
double the shortening
double the cold water

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