Perfect pie crust

This is my grandma’s  recipe and it is the best pie crust you will ever have.

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Love this pic, so fun for summer. And the people in this picture love pie.

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As you can see we almost always have some on hand in the freezer

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My favorite, thick crust IMG_1556

 

 

How to cut perfect cubes of butter: first cut 1 stick in half IMG_1535

 

Then cut three lines one way IMG_1536

 

Then cut three lines the other way IMG_1537

 

Then slice, and repeat with the other half of the stickIMG_1538

 

 

 

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Ingredients:

2  1/2  sticks butter, cut into cubes (see above)

3 cups flour

1/2 tea baking powder

1/4 salt

1 beaten egg

1Tab white vinegar

4-8 Tab ice cold water

Preheat oven to 350F  Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add the butter to the flour and using a pastry cutter break up the butter until about to is the size of peas.Then add the egg and vinegar and starting with 4 Tab water, just keep adding more until a ball of dough starts to form. Dump out the dough on a floured work surface and need just a little bit, the form in to 2 discs wrap in plastic wrap or tinfoil and keep in the fridge or freezer until ready to use.

 

 

 

 

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