Title Value
All-purpose flour
1 ¼ cups
2. Salt ¼ teaspoon
Shortening, chilled
½ cup
Ice water
3 tablespoons


1 . Stage

Whisk the flour and salt together in a medium size bowl. With a pastry blender, cut in the cold shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Drizzle 2 to 3 tablespoons ice water over flour. Toss mixture with a fork to moisten, adding more water a few drops at a time until the dough comes together.

2 . Stage

Gently gather dough particles together into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for at least 30 minutes before rolling.

3 . Stage

Roll out dough, and put in a pie plate. Fill with desired filling and bake.