Mom’s pie crust

Zoe made this for Thanksgiving one year...I think it was the best apple pie I ever had.  (Use a variety and a lot of apples)

Zoe made this for Thanksgiving one year…I think it was the best apple pie I ever had. (Use a variety and a lot of apples)

Single Crust

  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup mazola corn oil
  • 3-3 1/2 Tbsp ice water

Double crust

  • 2 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp  flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 + 1/3 cup mazola corn oil
  • 5-5 1/2 Tbsp ice water

Mix flour and salt with a fork.  Add mazola, stirring with a fork until crumbly.  Sprinkle ice water gradually, stirring until mixture can be formed into a ball.  Roll out between sheets of wax paper.

For fruit pie combine fruit w sugar to taste, 2 tbsp tapioca, and 1 Tbsp butter pieces (cinnamon if desired).  Cover w top crust, brush w little milk and sprinkle w a bit of sugar. Bake 425 deg 20 min then 350 deg for 25-35.

From mom ❤

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