2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar
3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon Crisco Shortening
~ 6 tablespoons ice water
Sift together flour, salt and powdered sugar. Cut in Shortening until it makes a course meal, sprinkle in ice water until dough holds together loosely. Roll out pastry between sheets of wax paper
Yields two 1 crust pies or one 2 crust pie.
To bake a single crust for filling, such as for a pudding or ice cream pie, pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees, bake the empty crust approximately 9-11 minutes.