This recipe from my nana is over 100 years old and it's seriously no fail! Best ever recipe!



4 cups all-purpose flour

1 ¾ cups shortening

½ cup water

3 tablespoons white sugar

1 egg

2 teaspoons salt


Combine 4 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 3 tablespoons of white sugar in a large bowl.

Incorporate 1 ¾ cups of shortening until you achieve a crumbly texture.

In a separate, smaller bowl, beat 1 egg and add it to the flour mixture along with ½ cup of water. Combine until a dough forms.

Divide the dough into 4 portions (this recipe yields 4 pie crusts) and refrigerate until usage.

Roll out your chilled dough on a floured surface to fit your pie pan.

Choose your desired pie filling and bake as per your chosen pie recipe.

Creating Unforgettable Memories and Flavors

With the simplicity and adaptability of Grandma's No-Fail Pie Crust, you're equipped to produce pies that will not only satisfy taste buds but also forge lasting memories among family and friends. This recipe goes beyond mere ingredients and techniques; it's a symbol of love, connecting us with our roots and offering a delicious link to the past. So, gather your dear ones, indulge in the joy of baking together, and let the enchanting scent of freshly baked pie permeate your home, filling it with warmth, joy, and delectable anticipation.