Apricot Pie

Apricot Pie

Apricot Pie
A few basic ingredients are used to make a fresh apricot pie.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

Mix 2 1/2 cups of flour and the salt in a bowl; cut the shortening into the flour mixture with a pastry cutter until the mixture is crumbly.

Using a fork mix in water 1 tablespoon at a time until the dough just holds together.

Divide the dough in half and form each half into a ball.

Working on a floured work surface roll each ball out into a crust big enough for a 9-inch pie dish with an inch or so to spare.

Carefully lift a crust fold into quarters position into pie dish and unfold the crust.

Set the other crust aside.