Meat Pie Dough
Yields: Makes dough for 20 pies
  • 5¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2½ teaspoons salt
  • 1¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup lard
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder. Using a pastry blender or 2 forks, cut in lard until mixture is crumbly. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Pour egg mixture over flour mixture, and lightly toss with your hands until a dough starts to form. Knead together twice, and let rest for 10 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until using.
Recipe by Louisiana Cookin at