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Easy As Pie Crust

Easy As Pie Crust

Course Dessert, Main Course, Pie
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-as-pie-crust, easy-pie-crust
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 1 9-inch pie crust
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 3 Tbsp cold milk


  • In a medium mixing bowl, use a fork to sift together the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder.
  • Whisk together the butter and milk..
  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients adding the butter mixture. Use a fork to gradually work the liquid into the flour until crumbly.
  • Press together gently forming into a disk.
  • Place the disc in the center of a 9-inch pie plate. Press firmly onto the bottom and sides of the dish.
  • Use a fork to crimp the edges or flute.
  • Chill for 20-30 minutes.
  • Fill with your favorite filling and bake.
  • To blind bake: Preheat the oven to 425°F. Use a fork to dock the bottom of the crust. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly golden. Fill and enjoy.


If using this crust for a dessert pie the sugar in the dough can be increased to 1 1/2 Tbsp.