Pastry for a Single Crust Pie Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shortening or butter 3 to 4 tablespoons cold water Directions: _____ 1. Mix or sift together the flour and the salt. _____2. Cut in the fat with the pastry blender or two knives until the fat is the size of a small pea. _____3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. _____4. Begin to add the cold water. Add enough cold water that the dough will form a ball when mixed with a fork. _____5. Roll out with a rolling pin between two sheets of wax paper. _____6. Place in a pie pan, shape the edges, fill and bake.