PIE CRUST
Both top and a
bottom pie crust 

Ingredients
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/3 cup butter 
2 cups all purpose flour 
1/2 teaspoon salt 
1/2 teaspoon baking powder 
1-1/3  tablespoons boiling water 

Method
Cut or rub shortening and butter into flour, add salt, baking powder, then boiling water, mix to form dough. Divide in half. Roll out to size on a flour dusted surface. Makes a 9" top and bottom crust. Can be refrigerated or used right away. 

A QUICK PIE CRUST RECIPE
Ingredients
1-1/2 cups All Purpose flour
2-1/2  tablespoons firm butter 
1 egg yolk 
1-2 tablespoons water as needed

Method
Place flour (do not sift) and butter in food processor and process until like breadcrumbs. With food processor running, add egg yolk and a little water only until pastry balls of its own accord and sits above the blades of the machine. Pack and roll out dough.