Pie Crust For Two (Two-Crust) Pies

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Average: 2.8 (5 votes)

This is a superior pie crust that is both flaky and tender yet holds its shape very well.

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups lard or shortening
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup boiling water
4 cups flour

Instructions

Place shortening, milk, and salt in a bowl. Pour on the boiling water and whip with a fork or beater until the consistency of whipped cream. Stir in flour; finish blending using your fingers. Shape into a ball and cool thoroughly (at least 2 hours) before rolling out.

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Yield: 

Makes more than enough for 2 double-crust 9-inch pies.

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