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Great Grandmothers Lard Pie Crust made from scratch is flakey and delicious from Farmwife Feeds #pie #recipe #piecrust #homemade #fromscratch

Great Grandmother's Lard Pie Crust

5 from 2 votes


  • 2 cups of lard - cold
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • milk - little less than 1 cup
  • extra flour


  • In a large bowl, with a pastry cutter, combine 2 cups lard, 4 cups flour and 2 teaspoons salt until a course, small crumbly mixture
  • Crack egg into a 1 cup measuring cup and beat, now add milk to egg to measure 1 cup
  • Add milk and egg mixture to dry ingredients and mix throughly without overworking
  • Flour a flat surface and turn dough out and work in extra flour just until dough is not sticky and can be rolled out with a rolling pin
  • This recipe will make roughly 3 9 inch pie crusts