Homemade Pie Crust

I have never been good at making a homemade pie crust. I have tried several recipes and it has always been an epic failure. I found this recipe on another blog site (www.picky-palate.com) and it got great reviews. I decided to try one more time to make my own pie crust. I am so glad I tried it as it turned out fantastic. I will never buy another frozen pre-made pie crust again. This was simple and it made the most delicious buttery pie crust which can be used for both sweet and savory pies.

Homemade Pie Crust

A simple pie crust recipe that make a delicious flaky buttery crust that will impress your guests.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Jenny

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 sticks cold unsalted butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup ice water

Instructions

  • Beat on low to combine. Add cold butter, beat until most of the butter is the size of small peas with the flour mixture.
  • With the mixer on, slowly add the ice water until dough forms and is combined.Transfer dough to a lightly floured countertop, kneading a couple times to combine.
  • Divide dough in half, flatten slightly and wrap tightly with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before using.
  • When ready to use, roll out round large enough to fit your pie plate. Transfer to pie dish and crimp the edges as desired.
  • Using a fork, poke holes at the bottom of pie crust.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes until baked through and slightly golden.
  • Remove and let cool before filling.
  • If you are using a pie filling recipe that needs to be baked in the pie crust, then bake it according to that particular recipe. Store dough wrapped in plastic wrap for up to 1 week in the refrigerator or 2 months in the freezer.

Nutrition

Serving: 10g | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 149g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 93g | Saturated Fat: 58g | Cholesterol: 243mg | Sodium: 1162mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 19g