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Double Pie Crust 


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 6 tablespoons cold water

Temperature: ° F


In a bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Divide dough in half so one ball is slightly larger than the other. Roll out the larger ball to fit a 9-in. or 10-in. Emile Henry pie dish. Transfer pastry to pie dish. Trim pastry with even with edge of plate. Pour desired filling into crust. Roll out second ball; cut slits in pastry. Position over filling. Trim pastry to 1 in. beyond edge of pie dish. Fold top crust over bottom crust. Bake according to recipe directions.

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