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Easy Pie Crust

Mrs. Millers Easy Pie Crust

Easy Pie Crust

  • Prep Time15 min

    Ingredients:

    • 2 Cups Unbleached Flour
    • 1 Cup Unsalted Butter, cut into 1/2” cubes and chilled
    • 1 tsp salt (omit if using salted butter)
    • 1/3 to 1/2 Cup Ice Cold Water

    Directions

    1

    In a large mixing bowl, stir together Unbleached Flour and Salt, then add the chilled Butter

    2

    Using a pastry cutter, or two knives, chop and mix until pea sized crumbs appear.

    3

    Add Ice Water one or two tablespoons at a time, mix with a fork or your hands until a dough forms. Lumps of Butter are ok.

    4

    Form the dough into two discs less about 1” thick, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate at least two hours.

    5

    On a well floured surface, roll into a circle just larger than your pie pan.

    6

    Place dough in pie pan – don’t force it to the shape.

    7

    Cut excess dough off and either crimp the edges or fill and place the 2nd dough on top then press together with your knuckles or a fork.