No Fail Crisco Pie Crust

Yield: 4 single pie crusts

  • 5 cups (635 g) all purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • 2½ cups (320 g) shortening, room-temperature
  • 1 egg, room-temperature
  • ½ cup ice water
  • 1 tbsp. white vinegar


Combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut shortening into the flour mixture until rough crumbs.

Beat egg, water and vinegar together, then pour over flour mixture.

Stir mixture together with a fork until moistened.

Divide dough into four equal size balls, roughly 275 grams each.

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