Food Processor Pie Crust

"This pie crust is very tender and buttery. The recipe makes two 9-inch pie crusts. Note: Preparation time includes time required for pie dough to chill."
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Ready In:
1hr 12mins
2 pie crusts




  • Using chopping blade of your food processor, properly position the blade and place all ingredients except ice water in processor bowl. Pulse for 3-4 seconds at a time until mixture resembles pea-sized crumbs.
  • With processor running, drizzle water one tablespoon at a time until mixture pulls away from the processor bowl and forms a loose ball.
  • Gently shape dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30-45 minutes.
  • Cut dough in half and form each half into a ball. Onto a lightly floured surface, gently roll one half of dough out to two inches larger than the pie plate.
  • Roll dough onto rolling pin and move to pie plate, being careful not to tear during transfer. If baking a filled pie, repeat process for top crust. Bake per pie filling instructions. Pie crust should turn out golden brown.
  • Note: If baking two empty pie shells, pierce pie crust which has been formed to pie plate generously with a fork and bake at 425 F for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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  1. This is a fabulous buttery and flaky. Easy to make as well with the food processor. My go to recipe now. Thanks for sharing.


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