2 C. Flour
1 tsp. Salt
3/4 C. Shortening
3/8 C. Chilled Water
*Put flour and salt in a bowl and mix. Cut in shortening. Add chilled water a little at a time. Cut in 1/2 w/knife. Flatten dough out with hands. Roll dough out 1/2” larger than a pie tin.
*Fill with filling
*Roll out 2nd 1/2 of dough same way and put over top of pie. Cut vent holes. Pinch to seal sides
*To prevent edges browning to soon, cover with aluminum foil until last 5 min. of baking time.
*Bake pie @ 425* til lightly brown
*Bake @ 350* for 30-40 minutes. or until knife tests done
Sweet Potato Pie
1 C. Hot mashed Sweet Potato
3 Tbsp. Butter
1 C. Sugar
1/2 C. Evaporated Milk
Grated Nutmeg to Taste
2 Tbsp. Lemon Extract
*Add butter to potatoes, beat eggs, add sugar and beat again until light.
*Combine sugar and mix w/potatoes, add milk, nutmeg, and lemon extract
*Adjust flavoring. If needed add more lemon.
*Pour into 9” round pie shells.
*Bake according to pie crust directions.