This is the Perfect Homemade Pie Crust for all your pie baking needs! It's simple, flaky, buttery, and it makes a good base for all sorts of yummy pies.
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Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Chill Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour40minutes
Servings 29 inch pie crusts
2 3/4cupsAll Purpose Gold Medal Flour
2sticks cold unsalted buttercubed
Add the flour, sugar and salt to a stand mixer with paddle attachment or whisk attachment. Beat on low to combine. Add cold butter, beat until most of the butter is the size of small peas with the flour mixture.
With the mixer on, slowly add the ice water until dough forms and is combined.
Transfer dough to a lightly floured countertop, kneading a couple times to combine. Divide dough in half, flatten slightly and wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before using. When ready to use, roll out round large enough to fit your pie plate. Transfer to pie dish and crimp the edges as desired.
Poke holes at the bottom of pie. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes until baked through and slightly golden. Remove and let cool before filling. If using a pie filling recipe that needs baked, bake according to that particular recipe.
Store dough wrapped in plastic wrap for up to 1 week in the refrigerator or 2 months in the freezer.