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Homemade Pie Dough

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Homemade pie dough is easy as, well...pie! Make this trusted recipe and add your favorite sweet or savory ingredients as the filling.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 1 Crust

Ingredients
  

  • 1 and 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour you may end up using another 1/2 cup of flour, start with 1 and 1/4 cups first
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 8 Tablespoons or 1 stick Cold Unsalted Butter, cut into tiny cubes
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Ice Cold Water

Instructions
 

  • In a food processor or using your hands, gently pulse or mix 1 and 1/4 cups of flour and salt.
  • Pulse in the cubes of butter until they are about the size of peas.
  • Drizzle in the first 3 tablespoons of ice cold water and pulse a few times until the dough just starts to come together. The dough should start together when you press it in your hands. If it's a little on the dry side, add the additional tablespoon of water. If the dough is a little on the wet side, gradually add a bit more flour.
  • On a floured surface, bring the dough together with your hands, shape it into a disc, wrap is saran wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or pop in the freezer for 30 minutes before rolling out for use.
  • One the dough is chilled, when you are ready to assemble, roll it out and use in your favorite recipe.
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