The Best Pie Crust Recipe

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by chalkalot

This is enough for single crust pie in 9 inch pan the butter makes it brown, the shortening makes it flaky, its perfect!

Top Review by ms1428

Once I found this recipe I looked no further. This makes a perfect pie crust every time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine flour and salt in medium sized bowl.
  2. cut in butter and shortening with pastry blender or fork.
  3. add water a little bit at a time, using a fork or hands to blend.
  4. stop adding water when dough is able to stay in a ball.
  5. lightly flour a flat surface and rolling pin.
  6. press ball of dough into a flat disk, place onto floured surface.
  7. roll dough beginning in middle and pushing outward.
  8. roll dough onto rolling pin, then unroll over pie pan.
  9. FOR UNFILLED PIE ('blind' baking): preheat oven to 400 degrees, bake for 8-10 minutes.

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