Never Fail Pie Crust


4 cups flour

1 3/4 cups shortening

1 T sugar

2 t salt

1 T vinegar

1 egg

1/2 cup water


1. Using a fork or pastry blender, mix together the first 4 ingredients.

2. In a separate dish, beat the remaining ingredients. Combine the 2 mixtures, stirring with a fork until all ingredients are moistened. Then divide into 5 parts and shape into balls. Chill for 15 minutes before rolling out or wrap and freeze.