The Never-Fail Pie Crust recipe is an American favorite from southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky, and is responsible for many blue ribbon county fair prizes in both States.   This is a recipe that, once used, you will never substitute any other pie crust recipe.

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Never-Fail Pie Crust
This is an Ohio Fair blue-ribbon recipe that was given to me by my mother, through my grandmother. It is tasty, flaky, and is the best part of any pie.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Pie
Keyword Pie
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Passive Time 10 Minutes
Servings
double crust pie
Ingredients
Course Dessert
Cuisine Pie
Keyword Pie
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Passive Time 10 Minutes
Servings
double crust pie
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine flour and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Cut in Crisco (or lard or butter) until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Mix egg, cold water, and vinegar together in a separate bowl.
  4. Pour into flour all at once and blend. Don't be afraid to use your hands.
  5. Roll into ball, wrap with wax paper or plastic wrap, and put in fridge while you prepare pie filling and are ready to line a pie dish.
Recipe Notes

Please do not use Crisco in this recipe - use Lard.  You're welcome.