Flaky Pie Dough

"Julia Child recipe!"
 
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Ready In:
5mins
Ingredients:
5
Yields:
4 pie crusts
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ingredients

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directions

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

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Reviews

  1. The best pie dough I have made! Simple.
     
  2. 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!!!
     
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