Pie Crust With Butter

When you need a tender flaky pie crust, use this recipe for a pie crust with butter. You won’t believe how easy it is to make and how much better it tastes than store-bought pie crusts.

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INGREDIENTS:

* 1 ½ cups sifted flour
* ½ cup chilled butter cut into cubes
* ½ teaspoon salt
* 3 tablespoons cold water

DIRECTIONS:

Combine flour and salt in a large bowl. Add the butter cubes and blend with a fork or your fingers until mixture is well blended. Gradually add the water, 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing the dough gently after each addition. Once dough is well blended shape into a large ball, wrap in cling film and place in refrigerator for approximately 20 to 30 minutes.

Remove the dough from fridge and placed onto a floured surface. Using a rolling pin roll dough to form a 10 to 11 inch circle. Line a 9 inch pie pan with dough and chill until ready to use. Reserve remaining dough to top pie crust.

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