Homemade Easy Pie Crust Recipe is a necessity for all of your upcoming holiday pies needs. Our step by step directions will be your perfect guide. With just four ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you will have a flaky and delicious pie crust.
HOMEMADE EASY PIE CRUST RECIPE
Store bought pie crusts can be quick and easy. The big downside is that they can be overpriced, often too thin, and somewhat bland.
Most people feel intimidated with the thought of making a homemade pie crust. This simple four ingredient pie crust recipe is basically foolproof.
All that is required for this simple and inexpensive pie crust is flour, salt, butter, and ice-cold water. You will see by using our recipe, the crust is ready in just a few minutes. This is the crust used in nearly every pie recipe we prepare. The crust will be perfect for any pie you decide to make.
For an incredible Apple Pie, just combine this amazing crust with our Two Layer Apple Pie. It’s a perfect holiday pie to serve your guests.
Consider making some Homemade Whipped Cream for your pies this holiday season, it’s also better than the store-bought stuff.
INGREDIENTS FOR OUR HOMEMADE EASY CRUST
- cold Butter
- ice cold Water
DIRECTIONS FOR OUR PIE CRUST
Mix together flour and salt in medium-sized bowl.
Cut in butter with pastry blender or forks until mixture is pebble-sized crumbs.
Add water and blend until mixture pulls together.
Roll into a ball and place on a lightly floured surface.
Roll out dough to about a 10″ circle for 9 inch pie plate or 13″ circle for a 10″ skillet pie crust.
Gently roll dough around rolling pin and unroll over the pie pan.
Gently press into pan and turn edge under.
Crimp edges (see below to see an excellent method)
Bake your favorite pie according to the directions for your particular pie.
Crimping a pie crust can be so intimidating. I can never get my crust perfect. I watched this How to Crimp Decorative Pie Crust video by Fine Cooking over on YouTube . I used the Twisted Rope look for our crust. It was easy and turned out great.
Once you have enjoyed baking this butter crust, please consider giving some of our other classic dishes a spin. Take a few minutes and review our classic dinner, sides, and dessert recipes!
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Easy Pie Crust
- 1 1/4 cup Flour
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 8 tbsp cold Butter
- 5 tbsp ice cold Water
- Cut butter into little cubes and put in freezer for 30 minutes.
- Mix together flour and salt in medium sized bowl.
- Cut in butter with pastry blender or forks until mixture is pebble sized crumbs.
- Gradually add water and blend until mixture pulls together.
- Roll into ball and place on lightly floured surface.
- Roll out dough to about 13" circle.
- Gently roll dough around rolling pin and unroll over pie pan.
- Gently press into pan and crimp edge
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