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granny's pie crust

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a recipe by
Elwanda Whitehead
Senatobia, MS

Makes GREAT Pie Crust

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serves 2 Pie Crust
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For granny's pie crust

  • 1 c
    butter chilled
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
    ice water

How To Make granny's pie crust

  • 1
    Combine flour and sugar into the bowl of an electric mixer. Cut butter into tablespoon pieces; add it to the flour and sugar. Use the paddle beater to cut the butter and flour together. Alternatively, this can be done by hand with a pastry blender
  • 2
    With the mixer on low speed , or while stirring the mixture with a fork, pour in the cold water. When the dough starts to clump, and before it turns into a ball, stop stirring.
  • 3
    Lightly knead dough in the bowl until it forms a ball. Divide dough into two parts. Flatten each part into a disk, and chill for about 30 minutes before rolling.

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