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“This is an easy no fuss and fail safe pie crust with a unique texture and tastes awesome!! It's not flaky like a regular pie crust more like a cookie consistency. I think it holds together better than a regular crust when serving. This pie crust recipe is to die for...no seriously! This is now my "standard" pie crust recipe!! I've used it for Pecan, Pumpkin and Apple Pie's...so far. My mom pulled it out of a magazine...sorry I don't remember the name. Probably Family Circle or Southern Living. The colder the butter the better, but not frozen. And chilling the dough before rolling is very important! Remember...chill...chill...chill! 10/24/13 - I have substituted Splenda for sugar in this and it's awesome still!”
READY IN:
55mins
YIELD:
1 9-inch pie crust
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Mix flour,cornmeal,sugar and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Add butter and pulse until incorporated. Add water, 1 tbsp at a time while pulsing,until ball forms. Remove and wrap with plastic wrap. Chill at least 30 minutes.
  2. Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface with a lightly floured rolling pin into a 14-inch diameter round. Fit into a 9-inch pie pan, and crimp excess dough around the edges of the pan. Chill at least 15 minutes.

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