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Butter Pie Crust

BON APPÉTIT NOVEMBER 2006
4/4 fork user rating

YIELDMakes 2 nine-inch deep-dish crusts

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 6 tablespoons (about) ice water

Directions

Mix flour, sugar, and salt in processor. Add butter; pulse until coarse meal forms. Gradually blend in enough ice water to form moist clumps. Gather dough into ball; divide in half. Form dough into 2 balls; flatten into disks. Wrap each in plastic; chill 2 hours or overnight.

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