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This pie dough recipe is classic and delicious—and, it'll serve as the base for any one of our delicious pie fillings. Blue Hill at Stone Barns conducted a search for the perfect pie recipes, drawing budding bakers and seasoned pros to submit their recipes for some of the most delicious pies. Runner-up Tom Ribando shares his award-winning recipe for chocolate pecan pie dough.

The Martha Stewart Show, February Winter 2007, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 2095

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Yield:
Makes enough for one double-crust or two single-crust 9 1/2-inch pies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine flour, sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in butter and lard using a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Add 2 tablespoons water and continue mixing. Add remaining 3 tablespoons water, one at time, mixing well after each addition, until dough just comes together.

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  • Turn dough out onto a clean work surface. Divide in half, and place each half on a piece of plastic wrap. Shape into flattened discs. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 days before using.

Cook's Notes

Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 days before using.

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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1