Cheddar Cheese Pie Crust

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a great crust to use for many of your pies or casseroles.


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Serves:

for a 9-inch pie shell

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CHEESE CRUST:

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
frozen butter cubes
1/2 tsp
granulated sugar
3-4 Tbsp
ice water
3 oz
sharp shredded cheddar cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place frozen butter cubes into a food processor. Pulse until butter breaks into smaller pieces, do not mush. Pour cheese, flour and sugar on top of the butter. Process until mixture turns into a coarse, crumb texture. Add ice water 1 Tablespoon at a time while the processor is running until the dough becomes slightly clumpy. Press together dough,if still crumbly add a little more water.
2
Place contents on a clean surface and press together into a round disk . Wrap disk in plastic wrap and chill for 45 minutes.
Remove and let rest for 15 minutes.
Roll out to 1/4- inch thickness. Fit in place in a 9-inch pie plate. Flute edges.
3
If using as a baked crust; poke holes all over the bottom about 40 holes with a fork; bake for 15-20 minutes at 350^ until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom