Basic Pie Crust

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 6 ratings

A simple day-to-day pie crust that can be used with both sweet and savory fillings. Makes enough to cover 2 single 9" dishes or 1 covered pie. Freeze or refrigerate for up to 3 days.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    345g (about 2¾ cups)
  • Salt icon
    ¾ tsp
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    280g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Water icon
    75ml (5⅛ tbsp)


  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add all purpose flour, salt and unsalted butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Rub in until coarse crumbs form
  3. Add water to a clean small bowl
  4. Mix water into dough gradually
  5. Wrap with plastic wrap
  6. Chill in fridge - approx 1 hr
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