Pie Crust, Made Easy


A good pie crust recipe is hard to find and often very difficult to execute well. Here's one that is easy and sure to hold-up to your favorite pie filling.

#RedFlagMoment Tips: Butter and margarine should be ice-cold


  • 8 oz ButterUnsalted
  • 8 oz Margarine
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • Pinch Salt
  • 5 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup Ice Water

Now let’s get started:

Step #1: Cube both ice-cold margarine and ice-cold butter
Step #2: Put all ingredients, except water, in electric mixer, mixing until you get a loose bread crumb texture
Step #3: Slowly add ice water (around 1/4 to 1/2 cup) depending on dough type you want - more water equals less dense dough
Step #4: Mix only util mostly together as a ball, then knead by hand to form ball
Step #5: Let chill overnight
Step #6 Roll, fill and bake according to your favorite recipe

Be Sweet. Be Tempted. ~Chef Maeve