My Favorite Pie Crust

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by WiGal

This is my Mother's pie crust - hands down-the best! I have not included the baking directions because it depends upon the filling you decide to use.

Top Review by Dienia B.

easy tastes great used in pie machine mom got me sorry review so late

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set out the solid margarine stick for a while on the kitchen counter to soften it.
  2. Mix flour, salt,and margarine with one hand in small bowl-1 1/2 quart size. You do not want the mixture to get too warm. Use your other hand to hold bowl or use 2 knives which is what I do.
  3. Mix until you have pea-sized pebbles.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes (or freeze and later defrost and continue with remaining directions).
  5. Remove bowl from refrigerator; add 1 tablespoon of icy cold water. Add more if you need to.
  6. Mix with one hand until mixture sticks together in a ball. Use other hand only to hold the bowl.
  7. Put additional flour onto counter and rolling pin.
  8. Roll dough into a circle for your pie.

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