Perfect Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe

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Melissa Baldan


I am sure that someone else has posted this same recipe. I just wanted to be able to find it quickly...Basic, all American pie crust.

I used this and it was perfectly wonderful!


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  • 3 c
    all purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 tsp
  • 1-1/2 stick
    butter (use unsalted)
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 1
  • 5 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 1 Tbsp
    distilled white vinegar

How to Make Perfect Pie Crust


  1. Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl. Add in the butter and shortening. Using a pastry cutter, gradually work the butter and shortening into the flour until the mixture resembles tiny pebbles. This step should take 3 or 4 minutes.
  2. Lightly beat the egg with a fork, and then add it to the mixture. Next, add in the cold water and vinegar. Stir the mixture together until it's just combined, and then remove half the dough from the bowl.
  3. Yield: dough for 2 crusts.

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About Perfect Pie Crust

Course/Dish: Other Breads

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