Gretchen’s Pie Crust Recipe
- 4 cups flour
- 1-3/4 cups vegetable shortening
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 egg
- ½ cup water
In a large mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients in the first mixture with a fork until they’re well-blended.
Whisk the second mixture in a separate dish.
Combine the two mixtures, stirring with a fork until all the ingredients are moistened.
Mold dough into a ball, Chill at least 15 minutes.
Divide in five portions. Roll out what you need on a floured surface.
Fill and bake according to your pie recipe.
Makes five nine-inch crusts; freeze the dough balls you don’t use.
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Kevin Weaver’s Mother’s Cookies (with thanks to Terry)
1 cup margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons water
Stir, then add to the above:
2-1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups oatmeal (quick oats)
12 ounces chocolate chips (optional)
Drop on cookie sheet. Bake 12-15 minutes in 350-degree oven.
(For oatmeal raisin, omit chips; add raisins; and add 1 teaspoon cinnamon and ½ teaspoon cloves to flour mixture.)