The Best Pie Crust Recipe

Recipe by chalkalot
READY IN: 20mins




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