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Easy Pie Crust Recipe

Easy Pie Crust Recipe

Need to make a pie crust from scratch? This is the recipe for you! Nothing beats the taste of homemade pie crust, truly. The best part is, it’s not that hard to make! Let’s do it together.

 

Have you ever made your own pie crust? This is the perfect time of year to try it out and I promise you will not regret it! I have found that my pies always taste a lot better if I make everything from scratch and it is also way more rewarding. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, this is the perfect opportunity to show off to friends and family. You can even put your own flare into it by giving the sides some design. I like to twist the ends to make it look fancy, but don’t let it fool you! This is actually a super easy recipe to make that doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare.

What are your favorite pies? I love a classic pumpkin pie but apple pie is my favorite to make! Check out these yummy pie recipes when you make this pie crust!

  1. Peaches and Cream Pie
  2. Key Lime Pie
  3. Raspberries and Cream Pie
  4. Blueberries and Cream Pie
  5. Pumpkin Pie Dip

 

How to Make Homemade Pie Crust

Easy Pie Crust Recipe

Easy Pie Crust Recipe
Need to make a pie crust from scratch? This is the recipe for you! Nothing beats the taste of homemade pie crust, truly. The best part is, it's not that hard to make! Let's do it together. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 T vinegar
  • 1 T sugar

Instructions

  1. Cut shortening into flour with pastry cutter.
  2. Add the salt, milk, vinegar, and sugar. Mix together.
  3. Separate into two equal portions and roll out the crust very thin.
  4. Place carefully in a pie pan by also adding a little flour at the bottom so it does not stick.
  5. Take off any extra pieces of crust on the sides before placing in the oven. If you want to get fancy you can fold them over in a pattern to make a pretty design around the rim.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees until lightly brown.

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 T vinegar
  • 1 T sugar

Instructions

  1. Cut shortening into flour with pastry cutter. Add the salt, milk, vinegar, and sugar. Mix together.

2. Separate into two equal portions and roll out the crust very thin.

3. Place carefully in a pie pan by also adding a little flour at the bottom so it does not stick.

4. Take off any extra pieces of crust on the sides before placing in the oven. If you want to get fancy you can fold them over in a pattern to make a pretty design around the rim.

5. Bake at 400 degrees until lightly brown. 

Instructions Continued

Cut shortening into flour with pastry cutter. Add the salt, milk, vinegar, and sugar. Mix together. Separate into two equal portions and roll out the crust very thin. Place carefully in a pie pan by also adding a little flour at the bottom so it does not stick. Take off any extra pieces of crust on the sides before placing in the oven. If you want to get fancy you can fold them over in a pattern to make a pretty design around the rim. Bake at 400 degrees until lightly brown.

 

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