12 cups flour
5 cups shortening
2 tablespoons salt
Sift flour and salt together twice. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until crumbs are coarse and granular. Store in a cool place until ready to use.
For a 2-crust pie, use 2 1/2 cups of Piecrust Mix and 5 to 7 tablespoons water.
For a 1-crust pie, use 1 1/2 cups of Piecrust Mix and 2 to 3 tablespoons water.
Stir water into Piecrust Mix with a fork until pastry holds together. Roll out on lightly floured surface. fit into pie pan and bake as directed in recipe. For 1-crust pie shell, prick sides and bottom of crust. Bake in a preheated 450 degree F oven for about 10 minutes or until golden.