Pie Dough

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
30 min

Yield:
Enough for 1 pie
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
Directions

Sift the flour, sugar, and salt into a large bowl. Using your fingers, work in the butter and shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add 2 tablespoons of ice water and work with your fingers until the water is incorporated and the dough comes together. Add more water as needed to make a smooth dough, being careful not to over mix. Form the dough into a disk, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using.


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    I've made this on multiple occasions for both sweet and savory dishes and it has come out perfect every time.
    easy and very good ill make it over and over
    very easy, The taste was wonderful.
    Not only is this a perfect crust recipe, the left over crust pieces make a perfect "cooks treat". Just combine the left over piects of crust and roll them out on to a cookie sheet. Then spred with a libral amount of softened butter and sprinkle with your favorite mixture of cinnamon sugar. Bake in a 350 oven for approx. 20-25 min. Remove from oven&cool ,then break apart and enjoy.
     

     
    Revy
    This recipe is very good but i have a better one. Much better texture, flaky, and will not sweat in the backing tin. To inprove this one use butter flavored shortening.
    love this crust
    This was SO easy!! After making this dough I don't understand why people still buy pre-made pie dough! It was DELICIOUS too! It was rich, flaky (I added about a teaspoon of water less than I should have)and absolutely the best pie dough I've ever had! I almost wanted to just scoop out the pie filling and eat it by itself!
    My family is very picky about pie crusts. Most crusts are to dry and tasteless, but this dough is right on the money. Excellent!
    Flaky and delicious.It's my favorite crust
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