Flaky And Buttery Pie Crust Recipe

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Flaky and buttery pie crust

Dorothy Rose


I have finally perfected making pie crust. It took me quite a while. I wanted it to flaky and to have a butter taste. You can make this in the food processer or by hand, just don't handle it too much or it will become tough.

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20 Min


20 Min


2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
2 tsp
granulated sugar
1/2 c
crisco shortening, chilled
1/2 c
unsalted butted, chilled
6-8 Tbsp
ice water

Directions Step-By-Step

In a glass bowl or your food processer, add your flour, salt, sugar, shortened(divided), butter(cut into inch slices) Cut in with fork or pastry blender until mixture resembles small peas. Add water a tablespoon at at time until dough starts to form a ball. Divide in half, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour before using.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads