Shortening Pie Crust Recipes

Looking for recipes for shortening pie crusts? Taste of Home has the best shortening pie crust recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Chocolate Chess Pie

2 reviews

This is one of my mother's go-to recipes. It's a yummy spin on classic chocolate chess pie. — Ann Dickens, Nixa, Missouri

Mince Pies

Most people use canned mincemeat, but this is the old-fashioned way to make a mince pie. It is a sweet...


How to Make Vegan Pie Crust

This vegan pie crust is made from scratch with four ingredients in 10 minutes! The end result is perfectly flaky,...


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Beth Howard’s Apple Pie

2 reviews

When forced to choose my favorite pie, I go with classic apple. I love the combination of a buttery crust,...


Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Pie

This is the best holiday pie I've ever tasted, with apple butter, orange and maple flavors mingling with the pumpkin....

Easy Pie Crust

14 reviews

Even novice bakers who shy away from homemade pie pastry can't go wrong with this recipe. It is easy to...


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Favorite Fresh Raspberry Pie

33 reviews

This pretty raspberry pie was practically a staple at our house during the late summer. Our family had raspberry bushes,...

Fried Sweet Potato Pies

3 reviews

With my dad being a farmer who grew them, sweet potatoes have graced our table for as long as I...


Sweet Potato Coconut Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

7 reviews

My grandmother's sweet potato casserole contains coconut and marshmallows. I thought it would be even better as a pie. —Simone...


Glazed Apple Pie Bars

24 reviews

This is only one of many wonderful recipes that my mother handed down to me. With their flaky crust and...


Traditional Pumpkin Pie

18 reviews

Usually I prepare two different desserts for our holiday dinner, but one of them must be pumpkin pie—otherwise, it just...

Deep-Dish Apple Pie

41 reviews

This deep-dish apple pie is a winner! The crust is so flaky and the filling is sure to please everyone....


Cinnamon Apple Dumplings

4 reviews

WHEN Mom made pies to feed the crew during wheat harvest, she always had plenty of dough left over, so...


Farm Apple Pan Pie

2 reviews

Apple slab pie is a terrific contribution to a covered-dish supper, picnic or potluck. It’s baked in a large 15x10...


Double Pie Crust

10 reviews

Use this double pie crust recipe from our Test Kitchen when you need pastry for a double-crusted or lattice-topped pie.


Cherry Pie

13 reviews

A traditionally delicious treat is a slice of the best cherry pie recipe ever. —Frances Poste, Wall, South Dakota

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Fresh Cherry Pie

19 reviews

If you're looking to learn how to make a cherry pie, this recipe is the place to start. This ruby-red...


Five-Fruit Pie

15 reviews

This recipe gets compliments galore! I've given these fruit pies to new neighbors or anyone who needed a pick-me-up. They...


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Winning Rhubarb-Strawberry Pie

7 reviews

While growing up on a farm, I often ate rhubarb, so it's natural for me to use it in a...


Berry-Apple-Rhubarb Pie

13 reviews

I make this family favorite every year for a gathering at my sister's, where the recipe is known as "Uncle...


Best Ever Fresh Strawberry Pie

9 reviews

Next time you get a pint or two of perfectly ripe strawberries, make my favorite pie. It combines fresh berries...


Juicy Raspberry Pie

7 reviews

This pie is packed with sweet raspberry flavor and looks stunning to boot. Have some fun with the top crust...


BLT Brunch Pie

4 reviews

My boys can't wait to pick the first ripe tomatoes in our garden to be used in this terrific pie....


Prize-Winning Apple Pie

5 reviews

I've baked many apple pies in the last 40 years. But when I entered this apple pie at the 1987...

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Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

28 reviews

This is the one and only lemon meringue pie recipe you'll ever need. The flaky and tender from-scratch crust is...