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You must make a good crust to make a good pie. Easy to make pie crust using vegetable oil. Helpful hint: Spray bottom and sides of pie pan with PAM or Canola oil no stick cooking spray. This will prevent the pie crust from sticking to the pan.

Ingredients

2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup and 1 tablespoon milk
3/4 cup oil (canola or corn or sunflower)

Instructions

Sift together in a bowl. Mix oil and cold milk with fork or wire whip. Oil and milk must be thoroughly mixed.) Pour oil/milk mixture over flour. Using a fork, mix until moistened. Divide dough into two. Roll 1/2 of dough between two sheets of waxed paper. Put in pie pan, flute edges and chill before baking. Yield: 2 9-inch pie shells.

Ronald F. Fischer
Orion



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