How to make pie crust

Today, I will show you how to make pie crust. This can be used in any kind of pie. I used it to make apple pie for the pi day (3/14).

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes plus extra time for chilling
  • Yield: 1


  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup cold ice water
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


  • Rolling pin
  • Food processor
  • Pie tin or glass pie plate for baking
  • Saran wrap


  1. In the bowl of food processor, combine flour, salt and sugar, pulse to combine.
  2. Add butter, pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs(20 seconds).
  3. Add water slowly, until the texture of dough is crumbly and just holds together(30 seconds).
  4. Transfer crumbly dough to work surface and make dough. Divide in two half.
  5. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hours or overnight.
  6. Roll out dough on a floured counter to fit a pie plate.
  7. Place crust in pie plate. Press the dough evenly into the bottom and sides of the pie plate.

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