Basic Pie Crust

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
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based on 8 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 Jan 22, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    345 g (about 2 ¾ cups)
  • Salt icon
    4 g (about ⅝ tsp)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    280 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Water icon
    75 g (about ¼ cup)


  • 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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