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How to Make Pie Pastry Dough

Making a pie crust from scratch is easy and costs just pennies. In this video, you’ll learn how to make perfect, flaky pie crusts every time. Follow this simple step-by-step recipe for making pie pastry dough with your food processor. First, you’ll mix the dry ingredients together in a food processor. This recipe includes well-chilled butter and shortening pulsed in the food processor until crumbly. We’ll show you what to look for that reveals when the dry and wet ingredients are properly mixed together. Then you’ll see how to prepare your rolling surface, plus a neat trick for using your rolling pin to transfer the rolled out pie crust onto the pie pan. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make a homemade pie crust.

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  • Candice

It looks like not overblending could be the secret to a good pie dough. Also, I usually don't refrigerate. I think I'll try that too!

  • Marilyn Baikie

My pie crust usually comes out real tough.

  • Deborah Norris

Good video.I need to make more of my own and I think I am more confident now after watching this.