Crisco Pie Crust Recipe

Crisco Pie Crust Recipe


How To Make Crisco Pie Crust

Whether savory pies or sweet ones, this Crisco pie crust elevates baked goodies using simple ingredients for a perfectly crisp bite.

Prep: 10 mins
Chill: 30 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • cups Crisco® shortening
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt.

  2. Measure out the crisco and add to the flour mixture.
  3. Using a pastry cutter, cut the fat into the flour until the flour and fat has formed pea sized balls.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the water, egg, and vinegar.

  5. Pour the wet ingredients over the flour mixture.
  6. Using a rubber spatula, fold the wet ingredients into the flour and fat until a loose ball forms.
  7. Coat the hands with flour and squeeze the dough together to form a tighter ball of dough.

  8. Cover the ball of dough in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or even over night.
  9. When rolling out the pie dough, be sure to roll the dough on a lightly floured surface and add flour sparingly if the dough is sticky.
  10. Use as desired and enjoy.


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