cheddar cheese pie crust

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

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

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves for a 9-inch pie shell
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheddar cheese pie crust

  • 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

How To Make cheddar cheese pie crust

  • 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.

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