Fruit Pie Crust (Fried Pies)

Linda Pennington, Lillie School

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 up ice water
  • 2 cup plain flour

Put flour and salt in mixing bowl. Make a hole in the middle. Put the remaining ingredients in and work up a stiff dough. When all is mixed, take small pieces of dough and roll out thin on floured board. Put about 2 tablespoons of fruit on one side. Fold other side over and seal with a fork or fingers. Fry in hot salad oil.

Electric skillet is best to use.

Makes crust for about 3 dozen pies.

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