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The perfect pie crust is tender, light, flaky, and golden and lends itself to all of the Thanksgiving favorites.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 1998



Cook's Notes

Here we describe making pie dough by hand; you can also use a food processor; pulse in the butter 8 to 10 seconds. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup ice water through feed tube with machine running.

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  • franmirrengma
    27 JUN, 2017
    This is the best and easiest pie crust recipe I've ever used. I use it for sweet and savoury pies. Lovely. I broke my food processor and now make it by hand. I just squish all the butter together with the dry ingredients, add 5 tbsp (sometimes 6 tbsp) of ice water and make the dough. No need to try any different one!
    • robyn52752
      5 MAR, 2018
      I hadn’t a pastry cutter so I used 2 knifes with one hand between my fingers which worked great to cut it up into pea size. This was a delicious pie crust and use it ALL the time...!!!

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