Ruth’s Grandma’s Pie Crust



4 cups all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cups shortening

3 tablespoons white sugar

2 teaspoons salt

1 egg

1/2 cup water


In a large mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, shortening, sugar, and salt.

Blend together with a pastry cutter until crumbly.

In a small bowl, mix egg with water. Blend into flour mixture. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.