Perfect Pie Crust Recipe
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Serves: 3- 4 pie doughs
Perfect Pie Crust Recipe - Easy, delicious and perfect flaky, this all butter perfect pie crust recipe will become a favorite for all of your holiday pies!
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) very cold unsalted butter, cut in cubes
  • ½-2/3 cup very cold water
  1. In a medium sized bowl, add flour, sugar and salt and whisk together to combine.
  2. Next add your butter cubes to flour and using your pastry cutter, cut the butter into the flour mixture until various sized crumbs appear.
  3. Slowly add the cold water into the flour until a ball of dough forms. Start with ½ cup and add more water if you need it. Knead the dough quickly to bring it together. Don't worry if there is any flour left in the bowl.
  4. Remove the dough from the bowl, cut into 3 or 4 sections and round into balls. Cover each ball tightly with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 30-45 minutes to rest. If you want to freeze the additional balls, this is a great time or you can roll out into pie plates and freeze.
  5. Remove dough from fridge and add a bit of flour to a working surface or clean counter and place dough on it. Using a rolling pin, quickly roll dough out to about ¼-1/3 inch thickness and place in your pie plate. Decorate according to your preference, bake and fill with fillings of your choice.
Recipe by Grandbaby Cakes at