Easy Flaky Pie Dough

Easy Flaky Pie Dough

(Photo: flickr/sarajane/CC4.0)

While pie dough seems like it would be a particularly vexing recipe to make, we promise that this one is not that hard, plus it's flakier and tastier than any of that frozen stuff. All you have to do is combine these very common ingredients and you'll have the basis for a pie better than mom's!

1
Servings
849
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 Cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup ice water
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 Cup cold butter, diced

Directions

In a large mixing bowl with a dough hook, combine flour, salt, and sugar. Cut in butter cold butter and turn on mixer at a low speed until it resembles small crumbs. Pour water in slowly until fully combined. You mayhave to get your hands in the bowl and make sure all of the butter is well combined.

Wrap dough in clear plastic wrap and refridgerate for four hours or over night. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
19g
79%
Cholesterol
69mg
23%
Carbohydrate, by difference
103g
79%
Protein
31g
67%
Vitamin A, RAE
19µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
636mg
64%
Choline, total
29mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Folate, total
33µg
8%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
150mg
47%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
720mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
23µg
42%
Sodium, Na
1044mg
70%
Water
234g
9%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

Easy Shopping Tip

Purchase ingredients that can be used in a variety of dishes in bulk, in order to minimize waste and save money.

Easy Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.