Gram Carol's Pie Dough
Gram Carol’s Pie Dough
makes 5 crust
4 cups all purpose flour
1 3/4 cup cold shortening
2 Tablespoon sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons salt
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup very cold water
Whisk together the cold water, egg and vinegar in a measuring cup.
Place the flour, sugar, salt in a mixing bowl (or in the bowl of a food processor).
Add the shortening to the flour mixture. Using a pastry cutter or forks (or food processor) mix (pulse) until peas size balls form.
Add the liquid mixture and mix (pulse) until dough comes together.
Hand form into 5 (7.8 oz.) equal size balls.
Wrap each ball with plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.
Roll each ball between two sheets of plastic wrap to desired size.