American Pie Council

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut

Best Ever Pie Crust:

2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour
1 Teaspoon of Salt
1 Cup of Crisco Shortening (chilled)
1/2 Cup of Ice Water

In your mixing bowl (you can use an electric mixer) place dry ingredients and mix
together. Slowly add in chilled shortening and mix until mixture resembles course
crumbs. Slowly add in chilled ice water until dough forms. Place dough on floured
surface and roll out into curst, about 1/16 inch. Do Not Overwork Dough. Dough may
be refrigerated overnight. You may make up curst and place in pie dish and freeze until
ready to use.

Recipe Makes enough for two pie crust or one pie with top and bottom crust


1 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 TBS flour
2 large eggs., beaten
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped almonds
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Beat eggs slightly. Add flour and sugar, mix. Add corn syrup, almond extract, vanilla
extract and mix well. Put chopped nuts in bottom of unbaked pie shell. Pour mixture
over nuts. Bake in 350 degree oven for 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted into middle
of pie comes out clean.