Homemade Deep Dish Pie Crust

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

After quite a big of searching on here, I failed to find a deep dish pie crust. Found this one on grouprecipes.com and decided to post it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In food processor, pulse flour, salt butter and vegetable shortening until in large crumbs.
  2. Add cold water; pulse until mixture starts to form a ball. (Do not overmix).
  3. Shape dough into round disc.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap.
  5. Freeze for 10 minutes until easy to handle.
  6. Roll dough into 11 inch circle on floured surface.
  7. Fit dough into 9 1/2 inch deep dish pie plate.
  8. Turn edge under and flute.
  9. Pour in filling and bake at 350F for 40-50 minutes.
Most Helpful

If I could give this pie crust recipe more than 5 stars, I would. It is BY FAR the easiest crust I've ever turned out and probably the tastiest. The only thing I did differently was to substitute one teaspoon of almond extract for one teaspoon of the water. If you like shortbread, I would compare this crust to the consistency and 'shortness' of shortbread. Absolutely delicious and cooked perfectly within the time and temp parameters given.

RedhairMac December 08, 2014

I really have never had a decent pie crust, although I keep trying. This recipe worked like magic! My husband raved! It was so darn easy and I doubled the recipe so I could have a top crust. Enough left over for those little cinnamon pinwheels too! This is a new favorite for me.

Anonymous September 29, 2015

Perfect fit. Thanks for sharing I will be using this recipe for now on. I had only a few tiny scraps left over.

battleshonti November 26, 2014