Louise Piper's Pie Shell

Any cooked filling may be added to this pie shell. Louise Piper uses it for her Butterscotch Pie Supreme.

Louise Piper's Pie Shell
Any cooked filling may be added to this pie shell.
Yield: makes 1 Pie Shell

Ingredients

  • 1 13 cups flour
  • 12 tsp. salt
  • 13 clove vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp. cold milk

Instructions

  1. Combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Pour oil into a measuring cup, and add milk. Do not stir.
  2. Add liquids to dry ingredients and mix with a fork until dough forms a ball (you may need 1–2 tsp. more oil). Roll out dough between two sheets of wax paper to form a 12'' disk.
  3. Place pastry in a 9'' pie plate, form a decorative edge, and prick base and sides all over with a fork. Bake until light golden, 12–15 minutes.