Grandmother's Super Flaky Pie Crust

Recipe by Elisebeth
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READY IN: 45mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • preheat oven to 350 F degrees (Fahreinheit).
  • pour flour into medium bowl, add margarine using pastry blender (or crisscrossing with knives) until lumps are slightly smaller than pea-size.
  • Add water. mix gently with fork until dough comes away from the sides of bowl. (you may need more water) be very gentle, and try not to mix too much.
  • transfer half of dough to a sheet of wax paper lightly sprinkled with flour. sprinkle a little flour onto top of pie dough.
  • cover pie dough with another sheet of wax paper.
  • roll out so the pie crust is level, and not too thick in one place, or too thin in another. (about 11 or 12 inches in diameter).
  • peel off top layer of wax paper from dough, and place pie pan on top of dough. carefully slide your hand underneath bottom layer of wax paper, and flip.
  • Then,carefully peel the wax paper from pie dough, and ease into pan.
  • repeat steps 4-8 with other half of dough.
  • Bake for 15 min, or so or until golden brown in color.
  • Fill with any pie filling!
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