Homemade Pie Crust

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Put flour into a mixing bowl with the butter.

  2. Using a pastry cutter, cut the butter into the flour.

  3. add salt and water.

  4. Mix until dough is formed.

  5. Roll out on flat surface.

  6. Bake at 375 degrees until brown.

  7. Prick crust prior to baking for non filled baked pies.

 

Butter Flaky Pie Crust

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup butter, chilled and diced

  • 1/4 cup ice water

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water, a tablespoon at a time, until mixture forms a ball. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

  2. Roll dough out to fit a 9 inch pie plate. Place crust in pie plate. Press the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of the pie plate.