You are here: Home » Recipes » Best Pie Crust Ever Best Pie Crust Ever Recipe by American Profile Yield 20 servings PrintEmail I've used this pie crust recipe for many years and haven't found one better. The secret is the egg and vinegar mixture. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 1/4 cups solid vegetable shortening1 egg6 tablespoons water1 tablespoon vinegar Instructions Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the shortening until the texture resembles peas. Beat the egg, water, and vinegar together. Add to the flour mixture. Don’t handle the dough more than is needed. Roll it out, and fill two pie plates. Bake according to the pie filling instructions. Yield: 2 crusts –Recipe by Carolee Goebel, Cheboygan, Mich.