Easy Buttery Pie Crust (in the Food Processor)

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Learn how to make the perfect easy buttery pie crust using a food processor. This homemade pie crust uses shortening and butter which creates the perfect flaky base for any pie.

– 2 ½ cups all purpose flour plus extra for rolling – 1 tsp salt – 2 Tablespoons sugar – ¾ cubes a stick and a half unsalted butter, chilled, cut into 1/4 inch cubes – ½ cup of all-vegetable shortening 8 Tbsp, chilled – 6-8 tbsp ice water


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Cook time: 1 hour 30 min

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2 pie crusts



prep Time

10 min


Can you make pie crust by hand? Yes, you can make the pie crust entirely by hand. You just need your ingredients, a large mixing bowl and a bench scraper. The bench scraper helps you scrape the dough off the counter or pastry board and put it together. When you make the dough by hand many times, you’ll start to get used to the texture of the dough

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