Homemade Pie Crust

This recipe is courtesy of my Mom. 🙂

There are three different sets of ingredient lists. The first is for a single crust pie (pumpkin pies, etc), the second is for a double crust pie for a 9 inch pan and the third is for a double crust pie for a 10 inch pan.

If you are going to make two, two crust pies, don’t double the recipe, make it twice.

Single Crust 9 inch:

  • 1 1/4 cup pre-sifted all-purpose
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Baking Powder Biscuits

  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter or shortening
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • about 3/4 cup milk

Sift your flour once, then measure the sifted flour.

Add the baking powder and salt, and sift sift together the dry ingredients.

Using a pastry cutter cut in your butter, margerine or shortening.

Lightly beat the egg and then add enough milk to to get about 3/4 cup of liquid.

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Oatmeal Raisin and Date Cookies

This recipe uses honey as the sweetener. You can substitute with sugar.

  • 3 cups oatmeal (not the quick oats)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates?

Melt the butter in a sauce pan on the stove over very low heat.

Mix all of the dry ingredients together. Then mix in the raisins and the chopped dates.

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