Recipe: Karo Syrup Pie Crust

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Hank Will, author of Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother’s Secret Ingredient, passed along this crust recipe that uses lard and Karo syrup. In this outtake he says he’s not sure which is more surprising, the fact that it’s made with Karo syrup or the yield of 21 9 inch pie shells! So be forewarned – this recipe makes A LOT of pie crust.

Keep reading for the full recipe, and click here to enter YOUR delicious pie (or pies) in the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest on Saturday, September 8th at LACMA.