Supplemental Information

  1. Introduction
  2. Apples For An Apple Pie
  3. Evolution of the Pie Throughout the Years
  4. Helpful Tools For Baking Pies
  5. Types of Pies
  6. Varieties Of Pie Crusts


Pie Recipes

Recipes and Tips for making Pie.

Crisco Pie Dough




Two 9" pie shells
2 cups ROBIN HOOD® All Purpose Flour
¾ tsp salt
1 cup) CRISCO® All-Vegetable Shortening (1 Stick)
1 (1) egg
2 tbsp water, cold
1 tbsp white vinegar


1. Combine flour and salt in mixing bowl. Cut room temperature CRISCO® Shortening into flour with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
2. Beat egg, water and vinegar together to blend. Pour all the liquid over flour mixture. Stir with fork until mixture is moistened.
3. Divide dough in half and shape into a ball. Flatten each into a circle about 4" Wrap and chill dough 15 minutes for easier rolling.
4. Roll each portion of dough seperately. Dust rolling pin and work surface lightly with flour. Roll dough to a uniform thickness in spoke fashion from centre to edge with light even strokes. If dough sticks, dust lightly with flour. Roll to a circle about 1" larger than upside down pie plate.
5. For easy transfer to a pie plate, slide spatula under dough to loosen it, then lift one edge of pastry onto rolling pin and loosely wrap it around the rolling pin. Unwrap pastry into pie plate. Ease into pie plate without stretching. Repeat rolling with remaining pastry for top. Trim, flute and bake according to your filling recipe.

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