“This recipe is over 100 years old. My sister-in-law’s grandmother said it was a no-fail recipe. It’s the best I ever had.”
- 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.