Basic Pie Crust

Basic Pie Crust

(Last Updated On: March 20, 2017)

Makes 1  9-inch pie crust

Ingredients:

1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 c. butter, cubed
1/2 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. cold water

Directions:
In a large bowl, add the flour, salt and butter. Blend with a fork.  Add water while gently mixing the dough. Divide in half and shape each half into a ball. Wrap in plastic seal and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Once dough is chilled, unwrap and place one ball on a floured surface.  Using a rolling pin roll dough to form a 10 inch circle.

Line 1 9-inch pie pans with dough and chill until ready to use.

Use remaining dough or 2nd ball to make a decorative top crust.

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