This recipe was written on a lined index card and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy.

Handwritten Recipe For Never Fail Pie Crust

Never Fail Pie Crust (From Homemakers Time)

4 c flour
1 3/4 c. veg. shortening
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. salt

Mix with pastry mixer or fork.

Add the following to dry ingred. & shortening and mix with large wooden spoon.

1 Tbsp. vinegar
1 egg
1/2 c. water

Chill the dough 15 min. or can be frozen till needed.


5 single 9″ pie crusts or
2 – 9″ double and 1 – 9″ shell

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One Response to Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe – Handwritten

Catherine Chancellor
Published 9 October, 2016 in 3:28 pm

I liked this recipe better using butter flavored Cisco and milk instead of vinegar.
Although it’s pretty good the other way also.

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