Flaky Pie Dough

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by jcrosswhite

Julia Child recipe!

Top Review by Snowpuma

This recipe made a wonderful pie dough full of flavor, flaky, with a great crust. Added bonus it was so easy. A little egg wash and sugar great for sweet or a bit of egg wash and parmesan cheese and wonderful for pot pie!!! Thanks for posting!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixer bowl with paddle attachment add flour and salt- mix well on low.
  2. Continue on low and add butter and mix on low until the mixture looks coarse and crumbly.
  3. Add shortening a little at a time.
  4. When the mixture is clumpy and holds together when pressed between your fingers add the water and mix until incorporated into dough.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a work surface and fold over a few times.
  6. Wrap the dough in plastic and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 5 days in the refrigerator.
  7. When chilled roll out and use.
  8. Dough can be frozen for up to 1 month.

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