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How to: Flaky Pie Crust

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Pie crust can be intimidating. You want it to be flaky, roll out beautifully and bake to golden perfection. What if we told you we believe you are capable of creating an amazingly yummy pie crust from scratch? And we're here to help! This pie crust recipe is super simple and guaranteed flaky-goodness. Like fo'real, fo'real. You probably have every ingredient in your kitchen already so watch the video below and live your best pie life! 

Pie Crust Recipe

(Servings: One 9-inch Double Crust Pie)

Note: Keep dough cold at every step

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 sticks butter, cubed and chilled

1/4 to 1/2 cold water

Instructions:

Place flour, sugar, and salt into a medium to large bowl and mix together. Cut the butter into the flour mix with a fork or pastry cutter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Drizzle 1/4 cup water directly over dough, mix with fork or pastry cutter then add more water if necessary, mixing until the dough comes just togehter. Remove dough from bowl and form into two equal disks. Wrap each disk in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to 3 days. The dough can be frozen for up to 2 months.

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