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Elsie’s Pie Crust

Mix together
 1 lb. lard
 5 - 6 c. flour
 1 tsp. baking powder
 2 tsp. salt
Mix together
 1 egg, well beaten
 2 tsp. vinegar
 1 c. cold water
 2 tbsp. brown sugar

Mix flour, baking powder and salt together, gently work lard into flour mixture with finger tips until you have pea size pieces.


Blend egg, vinegar, water and brown sugar - add to flour mix until stiff dough forms.


Divide into 4, shape into flat round patties, wrap in plastic or wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours


Roll out on a lightly floured surface or pastry cloth.