Pie Crust from the Freezer

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What You Need:

  • 2 C sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 t salt
  • 3/4 C shortening
  • 4 to 5 T ice water
  • Wax paper
  • Freezer wrap

How to Make It:

  1. Place the flour and salt together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender until mixture become crumbly.
  3. Add 1 T of the ice water at a time.
  4. After each addition, toss with a fork.
  5. Push moistened ingredients to the side.
  6. Only add ice water to dry ingredients.
  7. Continue adding the ice water 1 T at a time until all the dry ingredients are moistened.
  8. Dough should be moist enough to hold together but not sticky.
  9. Divide dough in half.
  10. Roll each half into a ball.
  11. Wrap each ball with wax paper.
  12. Wrap tightly in the freezer wrap and freeze for up to 2 months.
  13. When ready to use bring to room temperature and roll out as desired.