Author/Submitted by: Home Cooking, Oct 1994, pg 53
Pies & Pastries
16 oz each, sliced
3 C Flour
1 1/4 C Shortening
1 Tsp Salt
2 Tsp Vinegar
5 Tbsp Ice Water
Heat oven to 375 deg F. Drain apricots; reserve 1/3 C syrup. In a saucepan, stir together sugar, flour, spices and salt. Add reserved syrup; cook until thickened; remove from heat and add butter, lemon juice and apricots. Pour mixture into prepared, pastry-lined pie pan. Place top crust; crimp to seal; cut slits in top. Bake for 45 min.
Blend together flour, shortening and salt with a pastry blender. Beat together egg, vinegar and ice water. Mix with flour mixture, using fork, until mixture forms a ball. Roll out 1/8" thick on lightly floured pastry cloth with covered rolling pin. Fit crust into pie pan and trim. Bake pie according to filling directions.
Patricia Lomax, Mansfield, Ohio